Silence of the Scams – Pt 5

What better way to end the Scam Series than to talk about the 419 Scam 🙂 Information quoted from the US Secret Service Web Site. 4-1-9 Schemes frequently use the following tactics: 1. An individual or company receives a letter or fax from an alleged “official” representing a foreign government or agency. 2. An offer […]



Silence of the Scams – pt 4

The online dating scam 🙂 Single? looking for love? Be careful of the online dating scam. This one has been around a while now and has happened to a friend of a friend. They were communicating through one of the large free dating sites with a soldier based in Iraq. His profile picture contained a […]



Customer Woes…. Hotmail Account hacked….

So this morning got an email from a customer. It reads….. From: p**** o**** [mailto:p****@hotmail.co.uk] Sent: 18 October 2010 08:32 To: undisclosed-recipients: Subject: Urgent Good day , how are you today,i’m sorry for this urgent email, i’m so distraught due to the situation of things right now, we in Cyprus, for a short program, unfortunately […]