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Herb (Gramps)
08-22-2004, 02:19 AM
I think I have some scam E-mail. They want my bank pin number. Where is the best place to report this? What info will they need off the E-mail? This looks like a bad one. :confused:

Glider929
08-22-2004, 04:48 AM
Here is something to start with.......some Scam Report Sites. :)

Scam Report Sites (http://twiki.cageyconsumer.com/ScamReportSites)

Here is another site:

Internet Fraud Complaint (http://www1.ifccfbi.gov/index.asp)

Here is a National Fraud center with a phone number even. :)

Fraud.org (http://www.fraud.org/)

Crockett
08-22-2004, 10:50 AM
I think I have some scam E-mail. They want my bank pin number. Where is the best place to report this? What info will they need off the E-mail? This looks like a bad one. :confused:
Did you know that you shouldn't even OPEN spam mail. Spammers can tell when people open their mail, which tells them that it is a live address, as many times they just guess.
If you don't know the sender, just delete it and move on.

pesach
08-22-2004, 11:02 AM
As usual, listen to Crockett. Always follow his advice.

MrBill
08-22-2004, 11:52 AM
I think I have some scam E-mail. They want my bank pin number. Where is the best place to report this? What info will they need off the E-mail? This looks like a bad one. :confused:
What are you using for an e-mail client?
If Outlook Express do this:
Open it up and go to Views/Layout/Preview Pane and uncheck the box that says Show Preview Pane. Click Apply than OK. This will force you to double click on an e-mail to open it up. That way if it isn't opened, the spammers little 1kb pixel is not hit to let them know that there is a warm body on the end of the e-mail...

billm65
08-22-2004, 12:02 PM
I think I have some scam E-mail. They want my bank pin number. Where is the best place to report this? What info will they need off the E-mail? This looks like a bad one. :confused:

Banks will NEVER ask for personal info through your email. Never give out such info when requested through email.
Also, you may want to D/L "MAILWASHER". It's a free program that checks your mail at the server, before you allow it to get to OE.

sultan_emerr
08-22-2004, 03:31 PM
If legal help needed (http://www.komando.com/kool_show.asp?showID=4539736)

billm65
08-23-2004, 01:52 PM
I think I have some scam E-mail. They want my bank pin number. Where is the best place to report this? What info will they need off the E-mail? This looks like a bad one. :confused:

Keep a copy of the email you received and notify your bank. They may be able to find out who is sending the email!

BettyLM
08-23-2004, 10:23 PM
I think I have some scam E-mail. They want my bank pin number. Where is the best place to report this? What info will they need off the E-mail? This looks like a bad one. :confused:


Hi Gramps,
I have gotten several emails from PayPal imitators asking for information. Their link looks really real but I always send them as an attachment to spoof@paypal and they check them out. Every one that I have sent to them turned out to be scam. Call your bank and I'm sure they will give you an email address to forward the email to.
Good luck.