2nd prize $200000AUD. Apparently received in error. Claim to make exception with approval from sponsor who is http://www.amandaaidenholdings.com/english_version/index.html
Just have to transfer $4K to allow transfer of funds if you sign NDA. Kenny Lim Kenny.Lim@hotspring travelling, bunch of crooks.
SPAM TEXTS PHISHING LINKS SMS SCAM
I got this fraud, fake, scam email supposedly from YAHOO! Bad grammar. Bad spelling! Total scam!
" Your Account Will Be Deactivated
This Is To Inform You That Your Request On: 11/07/2018 2:05:20 P.M. To Remove Rour Rccount From Yahoo server has been approved
and will initiate in one hour from the exact time you open this message. Regards.
ignore this message to continue with email removal or
If this deactivation was not requested by you
Please reply us."
Call saysing you won Global Sweepstakes International. A million dollards could be yours.. you need to call them to process the claim! WOW! that's fraud..
0890387451 - "Telstra" calling. Foreign accented woman. Says "Your internet service has been hacked. I will connect you to the support team" I kept the phone on the table and went for a stroll.
Asian scammer said he is calling from the Australian Tax Office. He said I need to pay some back taxes. I told him to send a letter so that I can take it to my tax advisor. He hung up!
Your ANZ Credit Card has been deactivated. Please login now to resolve the situation:
I have noticed 2 recent transactions on my credit card without authorization. Looks like Facebook Ad charges? But I don’t advertise on FB.
15/11/2017 FACEBK KMEF4EJV22 fb.me/ads IE 95.00 USD
12/11/2017 FACEBK*7TY9KD2KX2 fb.me/ads 60.00 USD
It’s illegal to send unsolicited commercial email messages to wireless devices. The messages may promise free gifts or cheap services. Scam artists posing as Govt agencies could send messages threatening action unless money is paid. Spam texts can contain phishing links designed to steal personal info or may infect user's phone.2017-11-19 00:55:13
According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, citizens lose millions of dollars, each year, by responding fraudulent text messages. Scammers use deceptive text messages to lure consumers into providing personal or financial information2017-11-18 22:40:22
Report spam SMS to ACMA by forwarding to 0429 999 888. If you have a grievance about a specific SMS message, submit a complaint to the ACMA or contact the ACMA on 1300 855 180.2017-11-18 22:27:50
Organizations must only send marketing text messages to individuals, if they have agreed to receive them, except where there is a clearly defined customer relationship. Forward spam SMS messages to 7726 for the network operator to act.2017-11-18 22:03:32
SPAM TEXTS PHISHING LINKS SMS SCAM
Spam texts (SMS Messages) are sent by computers, bots or apps programmed to spit out hundreds of messages every minute. Scammers expect only a very small percentage of recipients to respond. To increase the chance of successful hits, scammers flood mobile phone networks with millions of messages. Their ultimate aim is financial gain by defrauding unwary recipients who respond assuming that the spam text message they received is legit. Report at Myrmillo.com.
It's important for you to be aware of various types of SMS scams and hence be guarded.
The fraud business of making money by sending spam SMS commenced with "lottery winner" scam! It's wide spread across the globe. Unwary recipients are amazed to hear they have been "randomly" selected to win a large prize. Scammers use names of well known corporations including Coca Cola, Pepsi, Apple, Microsoft to make the text appear legit. Report at Myrmillo.com.
Text message disguised to make it appear as if sent by your bank or your credit card service provider could make the recipient call back or click a phishing link, all designed to steal account credentials. Deceived users panic when they are alerted by unauthorized debits. Report at Myrmillo.com.
Scammers send bogus messages informing users that their loan application is approved and to get back to them, to receive funds in their bank accounts. The deceived user ends up making an advance fee payment for a loan which never existed. Dubious websites collect loan applications and pass on the phone numbers of unsuspecting customers to criminal networks, for a fee. Report at Myrmillo.com.
Fake debt collectors and bogus law firms, send out messages about unpaid debts. Same message is sent to thousands of people, at the same time! Someone who may have defaulted on a loan could get scammed into believing that the message, is in fact, from his creditor and end up paying money which does nothing, to reduce his debt. Report at Myrmillo.com.
In US, Canada and the UK, messages demanding tax payments are a major source of fraud. The messages are largely sent out by scam operators in foreign countries who have local agents to collect "tax" from panicking tax payers. Once a tax payer reverts, the fake tax agents threaten arrest & to freeze bank accounts. Report at Myrmillo.com.
Like tax fraud, grant money texts also originate largely from foreign shores. Scammers assures victims that they were selected by the Government due to their clean criminal record and for not being bankrupt!! You would wonder how anyone could fall for such stupid scam! But according to the FTC, every year, citizens collectively lose millions of dollars, in this scam. Report at Myrmillo.com.
People complain of receiving sudden alerts from their banks or credit card providers about debit of money (usually in small denominations, under $100) which they had not spent or authorized. The unauthorized charges are often result of a preceding phishing scam where the user would have unknowingly shared his banking info with scammers. Report at Myrmillo.com.