[SATLUG] Interesting phishing email

John Chalinder argiod at bresnan.net
Fri Apr 18 02:46:05 CDT 2008


Here's another good place to report this specific scam:
phishing at irs.gov
I've had several of these in my email over the last month or so. The funny 
thing is, I know it's a scam because I'm receiving SSI since the early 80's 
and don't file taxe returns.


On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 16:59:21 -0500
  "Jim Parkhurst" <JPARKHUR at dot.state.tx.us> wrote:
> http://www.onguardonline.gov/docs/onguardonline_spam_scams.pdf has a good 
>write-up about general categories. And they have the spam at uce.gov reference. 
>Bottom line, think before you click. (and how many suckers will remember THAT 
>one...!)
> 
>>>> Geoff <geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> 04/17/2008 16:36 >>>
> John Chalinder wrote:
>> If it weren't such a problem, it would almost be laughable the crap 
>> these rip off artists perpetrate upon the public. I almost wish I had 
>> super hacker knowledge so I could trace these idiots down, wipe thier 
>> hard drives and fry their motherboards. Ah, the drawbacks of staying 
>> honest and legal...
>>
> A tip I got, on this list, is to forward everything to spam at uce.gov 
> 
> Whether or not they actually -do- anything is another can of worms, but at 
>least I feel like I'm doing -something- to report the violaters.
> 
> --
> -Geoff
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