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Hoaxes, Spams & Scams

IMPORTANT NOTICE:
This section of Cyber Top Cops is no longer maintained and has been replaced by the SHPAMEE Project.

The purpose of this section is not to list every possible hoax, spam or scam e-mail, but to educate users on how to identify them, by looking for certain characteristics and using a little common sense.

Forward spam, hoaxes, scams and suspicious e-mails to spam@cybertopcops.com

The following articles provide some insight into the problems and dangers of e-mail scams, hoaxes and spam and how to avoid them:

The examples listed below should give you a good idea of what the most common hoaxes, spams and scams look like.

Hoaxes and Spams

E-mail Scams


Phishing Scams

MillerSmiles.co.uk - The webs dedicated anti-phishing service :: Scam Alert Service

Amazon Order Confirmation - Amazon Order
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00:02
AmazonAMAZON ORDER CONFIRMATION HELLO , Your Amazon account was used to buy a 250$ Gift Card on a computer or device that had not been previously associatedwith that Amazon account on Sunday February 3, 2019 at 10:02:10 PM (GMT) If you did not make these Purchase or you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account, you should VerifyYour Information as soon as possible account page at : Cancel The Order Details Order #231-045...

Amazon Order Confirmation - Amazon Order
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 04:00:04
AmazonAMAZON ORDER CONFIRMATION HELLO , Your Amazon account was used to buy a 250$ Gift Card on a computer or device that had not been previously associatedwith that Amazon account on Sunday February 3, 2019 at 10:02:10 PM (GMT) If you did not make these Purchase or you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account, you should VerifyYour Information as soon as possible account page at : Cancel The Order Details Order #231-045...

Amazon Order Confirmation - Amazon Order
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 02:00:01
AmazonAMAZON ORDER CONFIRMATION HELLO , Your Amazon account was used to buy a 250$ Gift Card on a computer or device that had not been previously associatedwith that Amazon account on Sunday February 3, 2019 at 10:02:10 PM (GMT) If you did not make these Purchase or you believe an unauthorized person has accessed your account, you should VerifyYour Information as soon as possible account page at : Cancel The Order Details Order #231-045...

AOL Account Notification Regarding AOL Oath. - AOL Member Service
Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00:02
Important Information About Your AOL - Email ServiceAs you've used your email address in the last 90 days, we need to let you know about some changes we're making.We're closing some of our older email services. That means your AOL email address will stop working after 15TH. Mar,2019 unless you switch to AOL OATH. If you don't, you'll lose your email address as well as the folders and messagesassociated with it.Please take some time to switch and agree to the ...

Get 12 cents off* every gallon at 11,000+ Exxon and Mobil stations - ExxonMobil Smart Card
Sun, 03 Mar 2019 11:00:01
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Phishing News

MillerSmiles.co.uk Phishing News Service

Weekly analysis - 9th March 2019 to 16th March 2019
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 9th March 2019 to 16th March 2019

Weekly analysis - 2nd March 2019 to 9th March 2019
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 2nd March 2019 to 9th March 2019

Weekly analysis - 23rd February 2019 to 2nd March 2019
Sat, 02 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 23rd February 2019 to 2nd March 2019

Weekly analysis - 16th February 2019 to 23rd February 2019
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 16th February 2019 to 23rd February 2019

Weekly analysis - 9th February 2019 to 16th February 2019
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 12:00:00 GMT
MillerSmiles provides its weekly phishing analysis for the week of 9th February 2019 to 16th February 2019