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Sunday, May 14, 2006

Fraud Tip of the Day

Phishing, SPAM emails that try to con their readers into disclosing important information,have taken a new route. Up until now that would be fake emails that looked like an respected company, PayPal, CitiBank etc. and would encourage you to click on a link that leads to a look-alike website. Once you pushed your user info into their webpage they had everything they needed to exploit your real account. Now their stepping up a knotch with asking you to call a phone number manned by the crooks themselves. C|Net has a article with more info.

Today's Tip, only call the number on the back of your card, and don't click on the links in what look like important emails.

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