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New SCAM!

Wyley100 Avatar
2y, 1m agoPosted 2 years, 1 month ago
I've been getting a few emails lately which say they are an invoice, I just delete them straight away. Just wondered If other people are getting the same also?
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2y, 1m agoPosted 2 years, 1 month ago
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#1
Sauce?
#2
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IamMT
Sauce?

Brown.
#3
Genuine names of companies that I've had no dealings with and I've had one from a Nursing Home.
#4
I get them and do the same as you delete them. Mind you I do that with genuine invoices too ;)
#5
more likely to be virus than scam I would of thought
#6
norville555
more likely to be virus than scam I would of thought

A relative has had one of these, it does seem to be virus based. Delete and report to your email provider (if possible).
#7
Rule of thumb never open emails if your not sure where they are from.
Theres loads of scam mails doing the rounds especially now its xmas.
#8
You can adjust the title of this thread to just be 'Scam' - it has been going on for years.
#9
There has been a recent influx in these types of e-mails, however your e-mail provider should be filtering these (I see Google is on Gmail).
#10
IamMT
Sauce?
did you think it said new Spam?
#11
I don't receive any invoices by e-mail - these days everything is pay up front and you get a receipt but not an invoice.

Any e-mail that gives you vague information and says click on this link rings alarm bells for me.

The genuine companies wont ask you to do that.
#12
seedbot
IamMT
Sauce?
did you think it said new Spam?
:)
#13
I got one from Yves Rocher (who I think are banned on here anyway) to my email address and my boyfriend's.

(Email header) Sorry , please accept our sincere apologies!‏

PLEASE ACCEPT OUR SINCERE APOLOGIES
> you recently encountered issues to order to our website due to technical problems for the past few days and we are keen to apologize for the inconvenience.
> As your entire satisfaction is our main priority, we have reserved an exceptional advantage to compensate for this temporary inconvenience.
> Kind Regards,
> 30 ML Eau de Parfum Quelques Notes d’Amour worth £33 FOR FREE when you spend £20.
> FREE delivery when you spend £25.
> To receive your FREE EDT, simply enter SORRY14 at the checkout.
> Claim now !
> Offer valid only via this newsletter until 19/12/2014


It makes it sound like you've had a bungled Order with them (never ordered from them in my life) but it turns out it's just a Newsletter. He thought I'd been ordering stuff and using his email address!

Edited By: louiselouise on Dec 17, 2014 14:38

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