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Topic # 77647 19-Feb-2011 08:35
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Some of you may have already seen it, but if not, let your non-geek friends know there's a phishing scam targeting TradeMe going round. I got this this morning (the links have been unlinked):

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Security Note: Trade Me will never ask you for your password via email

We regret to inform you that if you did not re-update your account information, your Trade Me account will be suspended for a period of 3-4 days and as result it will be terminated.

Also we regret to inform you that if you don't re-update your account, you have to register a new one and this will require a new registration fee.

For the User Agreement, Section 9, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend of terminate your membership and refuse to provide our services to you if we belive that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our users or us.

Please click here and login to your account in order to re-update it.


Our customer support team is also available to help address any concerns you have. If you're not sure if a message you've received is genuinely from Trade Me just get in touch with us via the contact us link on the site. We'll be happy to confirm if the email you've received is from us or not.

Happy trading!

The Trade Me Team
www.trademe.co.nz




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The "click here" link goes to http://trademe.co.nz.Members.Login.asp.evalley.ph/




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  Reply # 441438 19-Feb-2011 09:55
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Anything like this should be forwarded (as an attachment if at all possible) to abuse@trademe.co.nz

They take phishing very seriously and have guys working 24/7 to get these sites closed down.



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  Reply # 441440 19-Feb-2011 09:58
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Ah! I couldn't find the abuse email - but I did send it to the general enquiries email.




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  Reply # 441508 19-Feb-2011 18:22
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SaltyNZ: Some of you may have already seen it, but if not, let your non-geek friends know there's a phishing scam targeting TradeMe going round. I got this this morning (the links have been unlinked):

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Security Note: Trade Me will never ask you for your password via email






We regret to inform you that if you did not re-update your account information, your Trade Me account will be suspended for a period of 3-4 days and as result it will be terminated.

Also we regret to inform you that if you don't re-update your account, you have to register a new one and this will require a new registration fee.

For the User Agreement, Section 9, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend of terminate your membership and refuse to provide our services to you if we belive that your actions may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our users or us.

Please click here and login to your account in order to re-update it.


Our customer support team is also available to help address any concerns you have. If you're not sure if a message you've received is genuinely from Trade Me just get in touch with us via the contact us link on the site. We'll be happy to confirm if the email you've received is from us or not.

Happy trading!

The Trade Me Team
www.trademe.co.nz




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The "click here" link goes to http://trademe.co.nz.Members.Login.asp.evalley.ph/


 

These phishing emails have been going on for a number of weeks. Some of them look very convincing. I think it is a good reason for companies not to include clickable links in their emails, as it can sometimes be very difficult to know whether it is legitimate or not.

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  Reply # 441512 19-Feb-2011 19:05

I received this email, it contains an attachment of an HTML page and is from a non-trademe email address. If you ask me; if you get caught up in this scam, you deserve it.


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  Reply # 441513 19-Feb-2011 19:18
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SteveON: I received this email, it contains an attachment of an HTML page and is from a non-trademe email address. If you ask me; if you get caught up in this scam, you deserve it.




 

There are some really poor ones like you described. But I saw a very convincing one about a month ago. Still the vunerable in our society wouldn't know the difference.

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  Reply # 441516 19-Feb-2011 19:45
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Their contact email is: abuse@trademe.co.nz

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  Reply # 441522 19-Feb-2011 20:14
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SteveON: I received this email, it contains an attachment of an HTML page and is from a non-trademe email address. If you ask me; if you get caught up in this scam, you deserve it.



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  Reply # 441524 19-Feb-2011 20:22

You could startup a scam calling people up and pretending that you are calling on behalf of the government and you are taking donations to stop the economy from taking a dive... I wonder how many people would fall for that.



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  Reply # 441541 19-Feb-2011 22:04
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SteveON: You could startup a scam calling people up and pretending that you are calling on behalf of the government and you are taking donations to stop the economy from taking a dive... I wonder how many people would fall for that.


Salutations, Mr. Staveonn,

I am being John Key Prime Minister of the New Zeeland. I have recently been coming into FIFTY MILLION of USA DOLLARS which is the bounty of election donation for previous of years, unspent. I happily hear of your great fortitude and desirous of discretionary. For certain considerations I am able to have your help in the moving of the USA DOLLARS into your bank accounts.

However will be needing to deposits certain withdraw fees and guarantee to RESERVE BANK of the NEW ZEELAND. Please be contact straight way to providing the details of which I may begin moving of process fees.

Best Regardings, your loving friend,
John Key




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Reply # 441543 19-Feb-2011 22:19
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SaltyNZ:
SteveON: You could startup a scam calling people up and pretending that you are calling on behalf of the government and you are taking donations to stop the economy from taking a dive... I wonder how many people would fall for that.


Salutations, Mr. Staveonn,

I am being John Key Prime Minister of the New Zeeland. I have recently been coming into FIFTY MILLION of USA DOLLARS which is the bounty of election donation for previous of years, unspent. I happily hear of your great fortitude and desirous of discretionary. For certain considerations I am able to have your help in the moving of the USA DOLLARS into your bank accounts.

However will be needing to deposits certain withdraw fees and guarantee to RESERVE BANK of the NEW ZEELAND. Please be contact straight way to providing the details of which I may begin moving of process fees.

Best Regardings, your loving friend,
John Key


Where do I sign up?

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  Reply # 441596 20-Feb-2011 08:55

Brilliant!

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  Reply # 441600 20-Feb-2011 09:52
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SaltyNZ:
SteveON: You could startup a scam calling people up and pretending that you are calling on behalf of the government and you are taking donations to stop the economy from taking a dive... I wonder how many people would fall for that.


Salutations, Mr. Staveonn,

I am being John Key Prime Minister of the New Zeeland. I have recently been coming into FIFTY MILLION of USA DOLLARS which is the bounty of election donation for previous of years, unspent. I happily hear of your great fortitude and desirous of discretionary. For certain considerations I am able to have your help in the moving of the USA DOLLARS into your bank accounts.

However will be needing to deposits certain withdraw fees and guarantee to RESERVE BANK of the NEW ZEELAND. Please be contact straight way to providing the details of which I may begin moving of process fees.

Best Regardings, your loving friend,
John Key


It must be legit!, I mean John Key wouldn't scam me?

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  Reply # 441602 20-Feb-2011 10:00
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However will be needing to deposits certain withdraw fees and guarantee to RESERVE BANK of the NEW ZEELAND. Please be contact straight way to providing the details of which I may begin moving of process fees.

Best Regardings, your loving friend,
John Key



Yikes, the dutch want NZ back.... and have bought some local herbs with them, which is John is being so loving....




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  Reply # 441660 20-Feb-2011 14:03
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Heh, nice. Unlike this guy though, Econet eventually came through, eh Mauricio? ;-)




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