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Another Gumtree/Craigs List Scammer To Watch Out For PDF Print E-mail
Written by Admin   
Thursday, 16 August 2012 10:31

If you have posted an advert for a car or probably any other fairly high value item on gumtree.co.uk, gumtree.com or craigslist.com recently you are very likely to be contacted by someone calling themselves Carl England with the email address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it pretending to be interested in your item and asking for your "best price". If you answer he will then ask for your paypal details and if you give those you will then be sent a fake Paypal notice of funds being deposited in your account etc. All nonsense of course but people do fall for it.

If anyone else has been contacted by this low life scum bag please do get in touch and we wlll add details to the site.

Here is an example of how he works:

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Hi,I am very keen. How i wish i could come and view what am buying from you in person but am currently overseas at the moment and i want it picked up before i get back, though i will be back in couple of weeks. Due to my inability to make a bank deposit, I would be paying via PayPal which is safer for me. Kindly send me a paypal payment invoice or create an account at www.paypal.co.uk  if you don't have one.I will also make a concrete pick up arrangement with a transport agent who will be coming over for the pick up once you receive full payment into your PayPal account. Have a nice day. P.S Few more photos will be appreciated as well..

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 August 2012 11:13
 
The ADT Monitored Alarms Scam PDF Print E-mail
Written by Admin   
Monday, 06 August 2012 13:36

If you have ever come across this number 0871 2005 086 on your phone bill and wondered who it is it's ADT Alarms. If you have an ADT monitored alarm system their box dials this number at regular intervals to send info back to the monitoring centre however, the monitoring centre are as much use as a hole in the head! We just found an extra £37 tacked onto our phone bill because these muppets didn't action the calls the box was making about a depleted battery! In fact it was ME who had to call them when I found I could not set the alarm one day.

Every time the box calls out it will cost you 23p and with ours it called out every day for a month, once reaching 56 calls in a day! I am still trying to get our money back.

Also be aware you can have your box set to call a free 0800 number however your supposed to request that from ADT who of course don't tell you about this option so how can you request it?. Instead they default the box to call the 0871 number because they make money every single time it calls out!

What ADT Alarms should have done was to put the alarm into test mode as soon as the low battery warnings came through and then phoned me to arrange an engineers visit to replace the battery. (They charge £30 for a new battery by the way).

Given our experience with ADT Alarms over the last 6 years I can honestly say they are not worth the money.

Just a quick update. I have just been told that a low battery..even though it triggers the alarm to keep calling the centre, does not go through to the service centre. So, what we have here is a situation where ADT Alarms allow your system to keep racking up your phone bill and not only that but your alarm itself is not acutally working!

So burgulars take note, your chances of a successful break in are obviously much greater if you target people with ADT alarms rather than their competitors (obviously that is said in sarcasm and not to be taken literally)

 
Ukraine's legislature is about to vote a brand new bill into law that will make it illegal to be gay PDF Print E-mail
Written by Saul   
Monday, 28 May 2012 07:33

Stop The Anti Gay Legislation In Ukraine!

Ukraine's legislature is about to vote a brand new bill into law that will make it illegal to be gay or lesbian in public. President Viktor Yanukovych has the power to stop the law, but has chosen to stay silent on the growing anti-gay sentiment.  

The President says a new alliance with the European Union is his #1 Priority.  As officials from Ukraine prepare to meet with an EU delegation on human rights this Friday, it's time to finally bring this issue to light and force the President Yanukovych to speak out against these laws.

Will you take one moment to call on President Yanukovych to condemn the laws before his meeting on Friday?  Every single voice of opposition makes a real difference.

Please sign the petition here :

http://www.allout.org/en/actions/ukraine/taf

Last Updated on Monday, 28 May 2012 07:36
 
Au Pair Scam - info.uk_application@ymail.com - Best online Au Pair Travel Agency PDF Print E-mail
Written by DM   
Saturday, 31 March 2012 18:09

Had this from a young woman looking for Au Pair work in the UK. She was suspicious of this offer of work and she was right to be so. This is a scam. For a start the Enlish is pretty awful given this is supposed to be from a Lawyer. The payment is way too much for an au pair and the "Best online Au Pair Travel  Agency" the scammers are trying to direct the young women to does not exist.

If anyone else receives offers of work that seem too good to be true you can be pretty sure they are but, if in doubt just send them to us and we will look into it for you. We don't charge for any of this so no need to worry on that score. We are here to help and very happy to do so.

 

Goodday xxxx,

We are looking for someone who is outgoing, enthusiastic and creative. We are very happy and easy minded family looking for an Au pair due to the nature of our work.Anna and I are both lawyers. Anna works locally and I work for a large French IT company and we travel a lot. I have already had 1 au pairs the current girl has been with us for 18 months! Generally I like my au pairs to focus on the children, to collect them from school, to help with homework and to do activities with them such as general playing, reading, puzzles, drawing, Lego, music, football etc. Sometimes I ask for light housework or extra babysitting.We will like the aupair to make our kids have fun and to share there childhood, making them feel safe and happy.

Harry aged 3 and loves to play sport, he is good at hockey and football. He lives to play on the play station, play in the garden with his friends and eat chocolate!He is  is shy at the beginning, but if he has a good feeling with people he opens quickly. He is polite and nice with others, some times shy.

Thomas aged 7, He loves palying game PS2.He loves shopping!and he's gentle but smart with good sense of humor and he is fun to be with.

Furthermore you will have plenty of free time to go to language school in the local town and there are many families nearby and I can introduce you to many au pairs.We live in a village just outside a large town (Swindon). There are some great cities to visit nearby such as Oxford and Bath. Also some beautiful countryside (the area is known as the "Cotswolds"). London is 1 hour away by train. It is in the countryside and you will have use of one of our cars if you have driving experience but it is not a problem if you can't drive as we can enroll you in a driving lesson as soon as you start working with us and we are only drive from the local town London is 1 hour away by train.

There will be a few hours a week of sole charge for Harry until September when he will be at school until 3.30. Until then he finishes school 2-3 days a week at 1.00 pm, I would ask you to have as much fun as possible with the kids! We have a large 3 bedroom house with big garden and swimming pool. We hope to pay £500 weekly and we will also provide you with a mobile phone with some inclusive minutes each month and the rest would be your responsibility.


We would love a friendly, cheerful aupair with a sense of humor and fun! Your duty is basically taking care of the kids and you will be required to work for 35/40 hours weekly from Monday to Friday with weekends off. Before we proceed further we will still like you to answer these few questions.

1) What is your nationality? 2) Have you ever traveled outside your home country before? 3) Have you much experience working with kid’s? 4) Do you smoke? 5) Do you drink? 6) Do you have brothers and sisters? 7) Do you Drive? 8) Do you mind doing light cooking? 9) Can you help with shopping? 10) Can you help with housework?

We'll want to know if you have your travel Visa and working permit and if you don't have any document.Kindly contact the Best online Au Pair Travel  Agency that will help you with  your travel Visa,working permit,Plane ticket and Ehic Card for your trip to UK cause we don't want anything to happen to you at the airport...They have being helping our family  whenever we wanted to travel. { This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it }

We'll like you to make contact with the Agency so as to help you with your visa,air ticket and work permit in other to be available as fast as possible.

Read from you soon


Hope to hear from you soon.

Regard

David and Anna Cole

 
Phone Call from +61390184859 - Scam PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pavan   
Thursday, 01 March 2012 09:25
Hi

You will receive a call from this number from an English man who speaks very good English and convincing you to buy investments and wants you to share financial details to him so he can help you earn money and in the same time he wants you to send him money to open your account so that he can be assured that you are keen to invest. Infact he is no investor or company or anyone and just takes your money and goes missing. The website link he gives is fake and not real. Please do not believe and fall into this scam.
 
Craigslist Apple iPad2 scam PDF Print E-mail
Written by TruthTeller   
Friday, 17 February 2012 09:16

From: Blanca Brothern
To: XXXX
Sent: Friday, February 17, 2012 3:13 AM
Subject: XXXX Re: ads

I am Jim Buckmaster the Owner of Craigslist. We have just recently joined with Apple to give away complimentary iPAD 2 by Apple to randomly chosen people that have posted adverts with Craig's list. You've been identified as our winner today. Your current Craigs list posting id showed up in our randomly selected pick.

You have just won a zero cost Apple iPAD 2! Go to our own promotional page RIGHT HERE and follow the instructions in order to get your absolutely free Apple iPAD. After keying in your email address and adhering to the guidelines on our promotional site we'll send you an iPAD 2 from Apple in 3-4 business days.

Congratulations on winning an Apple iPAD (currently valued at $499). I advise you to head to our promo page fast and sign up for your cost-free iPAD 2 so we can reserve one for you.

Thank you for posting on Craigs list,

Jim Buckmaster
Owner, Craigslist Inc.

 

Follow this thread on our forum at:

http://www.antiscam.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=1482

 

Just to emphasize, the real Craigslist are not connected in any way with this scam

 
Yeva-4u.com.ua Scam Web Site PDF Print E-mail
Written by TruthTeller   
Friday, 17 February 2012 09:11
Concerning yeva4u yes there is scam and one antiscam site correctly blacklisted them because many profiles were either old or taken from anastasiadate especially (and other places at times). There is no argument with that one let me assure you. Plus they continuously send you LIES to your spam folder claiming that you have a profile on the site when you have not even registered with them. An example of such is seen below.

From: administrator Lia
To: XXXX
Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 8:05 AM
Subject: Dear XXXX, you have 10 new replies,accept links please:

Dear XXXX, hello.

you have 10 new replies,accept links please:

you have missed calls for chat :

16450683 misset call 2012.02.14
16454773 misset call 2012.02.14
16461408 misset call 2012.02.14
16461556 misset call 2012.02.14
15895368 misset call 2012.02.14
15904894 misset call 2012.02.14
16455014 misset call 2012.02.14
15867809 misset call 2012.02.14
14089465 misset call 2012.02.14
15897588 misset call 2012.02.14


You have missed calls for video chat

15853653 misset call 2012.02.14
15856213 misset call 2012.02.14
16447383 misset call 2012.02.14
16455062 misset call 2012.02.14
13383149 misset call 2012.02.14
14032625 misset call 2012.02.14
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15853141 misset call 2012.02.14
15879471 misset call 2012.02.14
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you have new replies:

16455062 new reply 2012.02.14
15856213 new reply 2012.02.14
15896261 new reply 2012.02.14
14245756 new reply 2012.02.14
16454450 new reply 2012.02.14
16447383 new reply 2012.02.14
16450742 new reply 2012.02.14
15853141 new reply 2012.02.14
14032625 new reply 2012.02.14
16452122 new reply 2012.02.14


mail from administrator

Your login and password:
login:XXXX
password:XXXX


have a nice time,
administrator Lia

The Funny Thing is that I have NEVER even registered with the site but they continue to send messages like this to me claiming that I have. It is all a lie.. It is a Scam Seduction Tool sent out by the site to seduce men to join where they can greatly empty their pockets.
 
Talk Talk Scam Email - Get's you to part with your login details PDF Print E-mail
Written by Admin   
Monday, 16 January 2012 09:23

If you receive one of these emails that is supposed to be from your internet/telephone provider please DO NOT click the links in the email and enter your details. It has been said many times before but none of these companies will ever contact you in this way. They will never ask you to click a link in an email to enter your details. An awful lot of people are still falling for this type of scam, don't let yourself be one of them!

 

Your account details have been changed.

We noticed that you recently changed the 3-D Secure Password (Verified By Visa or MasterCard SecureCode) you use to pay your TalkTalk bill, you are the rightful holder of the TalkTalk account and you must verify your account!

In order to verify your account please log into your account and submit all your information, if you choose to ignore our request, your account will remain limited until you verify your information.

Log in to My Account - This link actually goes to : http://www2.northstar-productions.com/aw_api_php_lib_2.5.1/data/stargames/talktalk/

My Account is the brighter way to get more out of TalkTalk. Log in to get extra features and manage your billing online, whenever you like.

Log in to My Account : this link goes to th same as above, both of which are obviously not talk talk urls.

3-D Secure is an XML-based protocol designed to be an added layer of security for online credit and debit card transactions. It was developed by Visa with the intention of improving the security of Internet payments and offered to customers as the Verified by Visa service. Services based on the protocol have also been adopted by MasterCard, under the name MasterCard SecureCode, and by JCB International as J/Secure. American Express has added SafeKey to UK and Singapore on 8 November 2010.

3-D Secure adds an authentication step for online payments.

3-D Secure should not be confused with the Card Security Code which is a short numeric code that is printed on the card.

Please do not reply to this email as replies are not monitored.

TalkTalk Telecom Limited - Incorporated and registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: 11 Evesham Street W11 4AR. Registered Number: 04633015

 
wowaccountadmin@blizzard.com Account Investigation email scam PDF Print E-mail
Written by Admin   
Wednesday, 07 December 2011 10:07

World Of Warcraft

If you have been a long time player of the online game, World Of Warcraft you will no doubt have received one of these emails from time to time. It purports to be from Blizzard who are the company behind World Of Warcraft and tells you that your account is being investigated for some reason, usually because you have been seen trying to sell it (WoW accounts do actually sell for real money!) and then it asks you to click a link to log in to your battle.net account and verify it. Of course once you click the link you will be taken to a page that looks very much like the the real battle.net account page. Once there you are asked to enter your details including account user name and password and cd key. Job done! Your account has now been stolen!!

NEVER click a link in an email like this. If in doubt always open your browser and log into your account as you would normally. Blizzard will never ask you to log into your account like this. They will never ask for your password or cd key.

A variation on this email is often used to con you into giving out your bank details.

Greetings,

An investigation of your World of Warcraft account has found strong evidence that the account in question is being sold or traded. As you may not be aware of, this conflicts with Blizzard\'s EULA under section 4 Paragraph B which can be found here: WoW -> Legal -> End User License Agreement and Section 8 of the Terms of Use found here:
WoW -> Legal -> Terms of Use

The investigation will be continued by Blizzard administration to determine the action to be taken against your account. If your account is found violating the EULA and Terms of Use, your account can, and will be suspended/closed/or terminated.
In order to keep this from occurring, you should immediately verify that you are the original owner of the account.

Click on the link below to verify your Battle.net account e-mail address:

https://www.battle.net/account/support/password-verify.html

Account security is solely the responsibility of the account holder. Please be advised that in the event of a compromised account, Blizzard representatives will typically lock the account. In these cases the Account Administration team will require faxed receipt of ID materials before releasing the account for play.

Sincerely,
The Battle.net Account Team
Online Privacy Policy

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 December 2011 10:12
 
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