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Old 04-08-2011, 08:18 PM   #46
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Dear customer



The parcel was sent your home adress

And it will arrive within 10 business days



More information and the tracking number

are attached in document below.


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Now don't let me forget to open the virus infected attachment!

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Old 04-08-2011, 10:02 PM   #47
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It's always a dead giveaway when they leave out the words 'the', 'and', 'to', etc. Bless their little pea pickin' hearts...
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Old 04-18-2011, 01:08 AM   #48
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I have rental units and we get this type of scam all the time...
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Old 04-18-2011, 06:32 AM   #49
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I have rental units and we get this type of scam all the time...
???? WHAT type????

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You get a call talking about you having jury duty. You say "what? I never received anything on that!" The person says "Yes, we have you down for duty on such and such date" You say it must be a mistake. They say well let me check our records, give me your social securty number and I'll verify it.... Bad trick on the elderly!
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Old 04-23-2011, 04:36 PM   #51
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Theres a scam where some East Indian will call your phone and say that you need to turn your computer on right now so they can perform some virus tests, they will have your name and address but somehow they can take your financial info off your computer if you do online banking.
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Bless their little pea pickin' hearts...
Awww. My grandmother used to say this. Thanks for the warm and fuzzy.
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You get calls from Microsoft? ;-)
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You are all so skeptical.... S when I get my millions from my African relative and this new job starts sending me the checks to deposit for just 10% of face value... I will have the last laugh

I had a guy say the "you speaking for your wife?" to me and I just said Yup because if she speaks with out my permission she knows I will chain her back up in the basement... Is that a problem?"
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Sadly, Craig's List used to be a great place to find local deals...but now all you find is a bunch of scams. It's really sad because it's giving a great service a bad name!
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It goes something like this: You have been selected by the National Scholarship Bureau to receive a $7000.00 scholarship". The caller has a foreign accent and they try to trick college students into wiring them several hundred dollars via Western Union. They have been in operation for several years and have used the same few phone numbers and same phony names. Apparently they are outside of U.S. Jutice Dept's jurisdiction. If you have kids in college beware!
I'd be suspicious of ANYONE who WANTS money to GIVE me money!

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Check your phone bills. There is a company, IDL communications, sticking charges from $12.95 to $44.95 on people's phone bills. This is a fradulent company. They offer nothing for the charge. If you call them they try to say they are providing internet service, call waiting or other things but they don't. It's a fight but you can get the charges removed. If you don't, it will charge you forever.
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Oh damn! I thought they meant Viagra !!!
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You are all so skeptical.... S when I get my millions from my African relative and this new job starts sending me the checks to deposit for just 10% of face value... I will have the last laugh

I had a guy say the "you speaking for your wife?" to me and I just said Yup because if she speaks with out my permission she knows I will chain her back up in the basement... Is that a problem?"
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Email scams are easy to spot if you set up your email program options to show the full email address instead of just the nickname......here is an example of a spam email header...and the subject line was "750 is a Great Score! | Check Your Credit Score for $0!"

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NEVER click on a link in an email where they want you to confirm your account information....NEVER

I would be willing to bet that a majority of you have enough information in the glove box of your car to allow any half stupid criminal to wipe your accounts clean....and then our house. You would not believe what I find in the glove boxes of cars...checkbooks, pay stubs (with SSN on them), bills, credit card statements....car repair bills with all your home info and phone numbers......speeding tickets with all sorts of great info....your name, address, drivers license number, height, weight....for $50 a dirt bag can have a new license with that info and his picture made in 20 min.

Get rid of credit cards that have the RFID chip in it.....crooks now have scanners....say your sitting at the bar....crook walks by hold the scanner down at butt level....he can easily pick up 20-30 cc #'s in one pass....30 min later he has hit your cc for as much as it would give up.....

At Christmas time....after the big day, don't leave all of your big box item boxes on the curb. Nothing let letting everyone know you now have a new 50" flat panel......cut the box up....stuff it inside a black bag and don't put it out until that morning....oh....and if you see someone going through your trash....scream at them to get out of it....

Don't give money to any charity that calls your house.....period......

Don't give money to anyone at a gas station who says his car is around the corner and he just needs a few bucks to get it home......there is no car....and home is the bar.....if you really do want to help....ask him to pull his car around to the pump and you'll put in a few gallons.......I already know the response you will get.

Don't give money to some 30 year old guy with a sign that says Vietanam vet....he was not even born yet....

A little suggestion....clean out your car....and while your at it....take that vehicle registration and put it in wallet or purse.

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I know a woman who posts on Facebook, that she is collecting items and money for people whose homes burnt, have a dying child etc. The money goes in her pocket, the items get sold at a flea market. She has even put collection cans out at stores and pocketed that money. She's done it for years. Several of us know she does it but can't get her arrested. The worst part is, she's my cousin.
Rusty....send me her name.....I know who to report it too.....

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