Email Scams

The most common form of electronic communication is also one of the most common avenues for scammers as email scams have been running for decades. 

Some have become part of pop culture, including the infamous Nigerian prince scam – a form of inheritance scam, promising free money for vital information, one of the oldest phishing scams – and others.

 

Email Scams: List Below

Email scams have gotten even more sophisticated, including Amazon scam email messages that really appear to be from Amazon. 

Apple ID email scams are common as well, with the millions of users of iPhones and other Apple products across the globe. 

New email scams are arising every day, so keep your eyes open and watch this space to learn about them as they develop. See below:

Writer Publishing Deal

How the scam works: Scammers target unsuspecting authors with fake representation offers, followed by phony high-advance contract offers from a major publishing house– all within a few hours. The crooks are very convincing, as they pre-research all the names used in the correspondence. This way, when authors research the publishers themselves, they will find legitimate … Writer Publishing Deal Read More »

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