News Warning: Phishing scheme for information from fake amazon.com site

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  1. GaryPuppet

    GaryPuppet Well-Known Member

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    Got a text sent to my phone asking me to verify my amazon account from this fake site...



    http://www.amazoo-n.com/?openid_verification=653256


    Just thought I'd give a heads up in case many of you are amazon customers and you might be a bit
    liquored up on this Super Bowl Sunday and I didnt want anyone to get taken.

    Party on!

    —GP
     
  2. Dick Fitzwell

    Dick Fitzwell Opinions are like assholes ... and so am I

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    You gave it to them, right? Seems legit
     
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    GP are you a Rams fan? Are you excited about them coming back to play in Inglewood? I live in Inglewood and I was watching the local news when they announced it. There were a bunch of LA Rams fans there celebrating.
     
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    Reported it to amazon and let them deal with it however see fit.

    See? Im not a total asshole. :p
     
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    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend

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    I called them and read off my bank account number and routing number off of one of my checks.

    That was the right thing to do, right?
     
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    I just gave them my SS#, much easier and efficient.
     
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    Amazoo-n is the best.
     
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    Its cool. I have Amazoo-n prime.
     
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    MilkyDischarge Proud Schtick POTY 2016 Gold

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    Go to scamwarners.com.
    Set up a fake email account and use their tips to reverse phish.
    I drive those scammers crazy. One pretending to be s broad missed me at the Nigerian airport twice. This other fucker supposedly dying of cancer keeps going to western union to pick up money I supposedly sent in to receive a windfall.
    Fun times.
     
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    A friend of mine was a cop in Chicago. He had some Nigerian prince that kept spamming him for 250k. My friend told him to fly into Chicago to personally pick up the money. The guy arrived and 3 other cops and my friend beat the shit out of him in the bathroom.
     
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    Holy Christ, only a moron would fall for that one, but I'm sure plenty will.
     
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    SlowAdam misunderstood/forgotten wackpacker

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    My favorite scam is some Indian guy named "Craig" called up and claimed to be from the IRS. Says I'll be going to prison unless I send a check. I've heard people have unfortunately fallen for it to the tune of millions of dollars.


    Thanks.
     
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    I never give out my SS#. Something about identity stealing I think. If they call my phone I just assume they know me so it must be legit. I mean, how else would they know that number matches my name?
     
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    I got the same call except the guy said he was Samuel Adams.
     
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    I got some fake form in the mail that said 1099 on the top, and somehow they knew the exact amount of money I made last year and put the name of the place that hired me as an independent contractor on the return address on the envelope. I know it was a scam because they never took taxes out of my paycheck so I just ripped up the form. Then I got a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS but told him I knew he was a scammer and hung up on him. Now I'm sitting in some phony "jail cell" where a bunch of scammers dressed as prison guards are refusing to unlock the gate, but you can't fool me.
     
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    Hey just got a message from Dawg... he needs you to verify your Paypal info... please PM me your username and password
    thanks