Tuesday, July 24, 2012
When SPAM becomes SCAM
This came in my email “INBOX” box today…I was on the alert this time so I did not open it.
This time the scammers used “Visa Credit Card”…
If you get this email DO NOT OPEN the attachment.
NOTE: This graphic is not part of the email…only used to designate ambiguity, puzzlement, questions…
I will use this symbol as my SCAM ALERT icon… – GuruDan
Here is the email: Active links have been removed…
Subject: GuruDan Ram - your attention requiredMessage Center [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tue 24/07/2012 9:08 AM
To: GuruDan Ram
On behalf of your employer, you have been issued a $1,000 Visa Gift Card free of charge.
Card type: Visa Gift Card
Issued to: GURUDAN RAM
Issuing branch: Toronto, Ontario
Valid until: 08/2015
Please use the following website to claim your card and have it shipped to the address of your choosing:
Go to: www repay2012 com
Note that claims must be made within 48 hours from this email being sent, or the above link will become invalid.
Claire Hamberg - Customer Service
Benefits Office, LLC