30th December 2009, 17:14 #1
The 5 most common types of E-mail Scams
In today's world, it is not uncommon for you to receive an e-mail from a person or entity that, although may seem legitimate on the surface, is an attempt to get your personal information.
Here are the 5 most common types of E-mail Scams
Email Scam #1: Verify your account now to avoid it being closed!
Email Scam #2: A large sum of money is due to you if you just give us your personal information.
Email Scam #3: You won something!
Email Scam #4: The sudden emergency!
Email Scam #5: If you donít forward this email, something bad will happen.
Full read at Learn how to recognize the 5 most common types of E-mail Scams - Safety and Security Blog - Windows Live Help
30th December 2009, 19:50 #2
These are no more scam emails only but now such fraud SMS are also send by scammers on phones.....
though one thing they do pleasurable, They make me Billionaire daily
5th January 2010, 17:17 #3
The most popular email scam
Dear friend: My name is .................... and you have been beneficiary of the sum of $100 Billion Dollars..............
Found too just adding them to your ignore lists doesn't work for most, To get correct email to ignore, move to inbox ( mines set for everything to go to spambox), hit reply and get the forwarding address