Watch Out For Fake Speeding Ticket, Netflix, & Email Scams
Daily I get some new "seemingly real" text or email. All looking very real. And all very fake. Clicking on them and giving them my information would open up the door to a world of hurt. I wanted to share a couple with you.
Before I begin, whenever you get one of these things please don't panic. They plan on that. They play on your fears and emotions and pretty much send you something that your brain won't let go of until you've taken action.
That action should be to delete this scam garbage.
First beware of the latest Netflix scam coming directly to your phone.
Don't you do it. Because you want to click on it to see what they heck they are talking about. You love your Netflix. And you know you've paid them and they have your stuff on file. If you follow this link, you'll be prompted to enter your password to a fake Netflix site and then you'll give them your very real credit card information.
You really have to watch emails and links. Like the one above doesn't end in .com. As you can see it's .pk. Where does that take you?
.pk, the country code top level domain (ccTLD) for
So yeah, don't click on that.
And watch out from the emails that demand your attention and immediate action. Make sure you check where they came from and the email addresses. They look close enough to be real but look carefully,.
This email came from @micro-softcorp.com. That ain't Microsoft. And that's a scam email. Clicking on it and giving them your information would be bad news. Look out for that one.
Apparently I got a ticket for speeding in Greenwich, CT. I owe them about $300 bucks. Problem is I've never been there. But they are persuasive. Sometimes they even say they have photographic proof. You'll want to click on it to argue the point and that's where they get you.
Don't fall for these phishing scams.
Here's some more tips.
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