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 kevnar
Joined: 7/7/2005
Msg: 1
POF phishing scamPage 1 of 1    
I just got an email saying that I've been added to someone's favourites. The message included an email telling me to add this person to my MSN. I did, thinking some friendly person wanted to chat.

The next thing I know this bot starts "chatting' to me, telling me she's gonna do a webcam show and the only way you can log in is to supply credit card information.

I think you better warn all your users about this scam. Some just might be dumb enough to go for it.

-kevin

PS. The username was [no email addies in posts/late™]
 late™
Joined: 1/9/2005
Msg: 2
POF phishing scam
Posted: 7/5/2007 10:38:50 AM
Do you have the full email header?
 kevnar
Joined: 7/7/2005
Msg: 3
POF phishing scam
Posted: 7/5/2007 10:41:51 AM
Yup. I still have the email. It came from customercare at POF

-kevin
 late™
Joined: 1/9/2005
Msg: 4
POF phishing scam
Posted: 7/5/2007 12:11:59 PM
Could you foward the entire header to my inbox here?

ie:

From: nessie@---ntco.com
Subject: Replica Watches
Date: June 18, 2007 9:35 AM EDT (CA)
To: ------------
Return-Path:
Received: from ---.com (smtpin65-en2 [10.13.11.28]) by ms91.---com (iPlanet Messaging Server 5.2 HotFix 2.11 (built Mar 22 2006)) with ESMTP id <0JJU00F9H2XCOE@; Mon, 18 Jun 2007 06:00 -0700 (PDT)
Received: from ABTS-NCR-Dynamic-128.155.163.122.airtelbroadband.in (abts-ncr-dynamic-128.155.13.122.airtelbroadband.in [122.163.1-128] (may be forged))by ----.com (Xserve/smtpin65/MantshX 4.0) with SMTP id l5IDVTLq012501 for <------>; Mon, 18 Jun 2007 0657 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <001001c7b1db$240bdd60$00fe0bac@pc3>
Mime-Version: 1.0
X-Mimeole: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V%OE_VERSION%OE_SUBVERSION
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express %OE_VERSION%OE_SUBVERSION
Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="----=_NextPart_000_000D_01C7B1DB.240BDD60"
X-Priority: 3
X-Msmail-Priority: Normal
Original-Recipient: ---------------

 mitebsyco
Joined: 5/30/2007
Msg: 5
POF phishing scam
Posted: 8/11/2007 10:16:27 PM
The other day, I got an email not from POF. It said this guy saw my profile on here and decided to email me. It had a fake phone number with only 8 digets and a profile for another site.


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