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SCARS™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Phishing Scam
Phishing Scams Are Everywhere! From Email To Text Messages!
Every Day Hundreds Of Thousands Of Victims Fall For These Carefully Crafted Bogus Scams!
You Probably Have One In Your Email Inbox Right This Second!
Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by disguising oneself as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.
Typically carried out by email spoofing or instant messaging, it often directs users to enter personal information at a fake website which matches the look and feel of the legitimate site.
Phishing is an example of social engineering techniques being used to deceive users. Users are often lured by communications claiming to be from trusted parties such as social web sites, auction sites, banks, online payment processors, utility companies, or IT administrators.
HERE IS A TYPICAL PHISHING SCAM:El Gordo Lottery scam
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FAQ: How Do You Properly Report Scammers?
It is essential that law enforcement knows about scams & scammers, even though there is nothing (in most cases) that they can do.
Always report scams involving money lost or where you received money to:
- Local Police – ask them to take an “informational” police report – say you need it for your insurance
- Your National Police or FBI « www.IC3.gov »
- The SCARS|CDN™ Cybercriminal Data Network – Worldwide Reporting Network « HERE » or on « www.Anyscam.com »
This helps your government understand the problem, and allows law enforcement to add scammers on watch lists worldwide.
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