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# 243284 4-Dec-2018 11:51
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Most people here know about most of them but maybe still useful to mention the latest I received. This one arrived on my Dutch account, supposedly from Rabobank, and looked completely authentic. Perfect grammar and spelling in Dutch, good use of official 'banker' language, logos, everything very professional and authoritative. The gimmick is that my bank card is about to expire and I have to go on-line and fill out a form (I didn't look) to get a free replacement. Otherwise it will cost me 15 euros after 6 December. 

 

The link, when I hover on it, is the giveaway since it points to an alphabet address on a .pw domain. Other than that, and the fact that I don't have a Rabobank account, it is all very convincing. I mention it because if this is happening in Holland, it is bound to be happening here. Stay wary and remind those who might become victims. I seem to get this kind of thing fairly regularly on my Dutch account, I think because it got on a  spammer list at some point. They seem to come in waves.

 

 

 

 

 

 





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I got a Farmers one the other day, logos, etc but the subject was   Farnners   Yes, no m and two n's 

 

 


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tdgeek:

 

I got a Farmers one the other day, logos, etc but the subject was   Farnners   Yes, no m and two n's 

 

 

 

 

Yep, got that one too. Tends to indicate that email came from somewhere where they don't use Latin characters, therefore two nn's look the same as an m. 





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  # 2139251 4-Dec-2018 14:03
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Rikkitic: bank card is about to expire and I have to go on-line and fill out a form (I didn't look) to get a free replacement. Otherwise it will cost me 15 euros after 6 December. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clue:  Since when? Expires....




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Just got another scam mail. Same scam, different bank. My card (non-existent) is about to expire. 

 

What I like about this one is the the return address, there for all to see: "HELPDESK@BABYCAKESMAKEUP.COM".

 

Yup, sounds like a bank, all right. The scammers aren't even trying any more. Or maybe their victims are just getting stupider.

 

 





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