Clever Scammer Alert!!!

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wb2imh
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Location: near Philadelphia, PA

Clever Scammer Alert!!!

Post by wb2imh » Thu May 07, 2020 6:38 pm

I just received a phishing e-mail from someone who attached a message to a valid e-mail that I had correspondence with a few days ago. The message read "I have important information for you. Please see attached document". The sender line read "no sender", the topic line had the item I was selling (which has been sold), and the body of the e-mail had all the correspondence that I had with the person who responded to my ad (he is a legitimate ham). Be aware that you must delete this e-mail immediately and by no means open the document. Just a heads up for everyone out there.

W5NNX
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Re: Clever Scammer Alert!!!

Post by W5NNX » Sat May 23, 2020 2:35 am

I have had those myself recently. I just delete.

ka2fir
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Re: Clever Scammer Alert!!!

Post by ka2fir » Mon Jun 08, 2020 3:34 am

What email address was used?

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