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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Netflix Scam

I got this from a friend of mine. Not really sure the validity on this scam but it seems that the would be phishers are sending out what looks like an authentic Netflix payment failed by email to gain access.

Here is what the message looks like at the bottom. When in doubt go to netflixs directly and never click any links from the email.

Monday, March 21, 2016

20 dollar scam fake

I saw this on a Facebook board where a couple got 2 fake 20s   . Its not noticeable from the picture but there are a few indications on these being a fake. Can you spot them?

If you notice both bills have the same serial number. The way the bill was cut as you can see is pretty sloppy.  It seems that 20s and above bills are those that are targeted to slip by as real money.  Just a word of warning. The fake pens are not 100 percent proof so always look for the watermark when handling these bills.

Friday, March 18, 2016

15208276828 phone number scam

A friend of mine got a voice mail which has been transcribe below. I went ahead and looked up the number online. This was a dead give away on how to phish someones number and possibly get them to give sensitive information.

My theory is when the person calls to the number, it will give the phone numbers name if it is listed which is how they are able to say they have you on file.

The message starts off with a name called stacy grant who is an investigator but never makes reference which company or organization she works for.

Phone number
From: Superior AZ (15208276828)

Monday, March 07, 2016

Urber Scam Beware

I thought this was an interesting one but apparently if you plan to use an Uber service beware.

Seems that some Uber drivers are trying to make a few hundred by claiming that the client had one to many drinks and puked in their car. The driver sends the photos to Uber and Uber intern docks 100 dollars for cleanup.

So the lesson here is if you plan to use an Uber service, take pictures before you leave as evidence you did not leave a mess in the car or you may have to try to prove to Uber that the puke was not yours.