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Apr 8, 2021 15:36:33   #
GARGLEBLASTER Loc: Spain
 
Just received in my inbox:

Besybuy© receipt@xxxxx.xxxxxx.centerzoone.club via probyte.eu.com


Your Order Summary
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:05:12 +0200
Dear xxxxx.xxxxxx,
Receipt Confirmation
Report issue



Thank you for choosing US. Here's a summary of your order.

Order Details

Order Date: Mars 30, 2021
Order Number: 725019402
Transaction ID: 83499402
User Name: xxxxx.xxxxxx


Payment Source: PAYPAL
Initial Charge: $809.99
Final Cost: $699.99

Total Refund: N/A
Refund Transaction ID: N/A
Refunded To: N/A


Products QTY Shipping PRICE Discounts
Samsung - 70” Class 7 Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TV 1 7 Days $699.99 $80.00
Saved $80.00

KitchenAid - Digital Countertop Oven with Air Fry - Black Matte 1 7 Days $169.99 $30.00
Saved $30.00

Discount - $110.00
TOTAL $869.98

Additional Transaction Details

Order Ref # xxxxx.xxxxxx-eabfdcc0e040jvOq5mb9ZCkRTa6

Regards,
Team Bestbuy

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Apr 8, 2021 15:47:15   #
rmalarz Loc: Tempe, Arizona
 
I receive similarly.
Dear Customer,

Glad to you for your recent purchase with us.

You will receive another message shortly once order is out for delivery.

Here is your tracking number:

Product Name: Book Publishing Tutorial by James Winheart
Order Date: 06th April 2021
Arriving Date: 09th April 2021
Your delivery speed: Standard
Order Amount: $856.00
Mode of Payment: Via Amazon Card
Order Delivery Address:
Roger Rhode island, New York, United States 23569

In case you want to make changes in your order please feel free to us at +1 ^808^ ^482^ ^6696^

Thank you for shopping with us
Amazon

DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL

--Bob
GARGLEBLASTER wrote:
Just received in my inbox:

Besybuy© receipt@xxxxx.xxxxxx.centerzoone.club via probyte.eu.com


Your Order Summary
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:05:12 +0200
Dear xxxxx.xxxxxx,
Receipt Confirmation
Report issue



Thank you for choosing US. Here's a summary of your order.

Order Details

Order Date: Mars 30, 2021
Order Number: 725019402
Transaction ID: 83499402
User Name: xxxxx.xxxxxx


Payment Source: PAYPAL
Initial Charge: $809.99
Final Cost: $699.99

Total Refund: N/A
Refund Transaction ID: N/A
Refunded To: N/A


Products QTY Shipping PRICE Discounts
Samsung - 70” Class 7 Series LED 4K UHD Smart Tizen TV 1 7 Days $699.99 $80.00
Saved $80.00

KitchenAid - Digital Countertop Oven with Air Fry - Black Matte 1 7 Days $169.99 $30.00
Saved $30.00

Discount - $110.00
TOTAL $869.98

Additional Transaction Details

Order Ref # xxxxx.xxxxxx-eabfdcc0e040jvOq5mb9ZCkRTa6

Regards,
Team Bestbuy
Just received in my inbox: br br Besybuy© receipt... (show quote)

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Apr 8, 2021 15:58:31   #
Longshadow Loc: Audubon, PA
 
I keep getting emails that my Norton expires "TODAY".
None actually from Norton (Symantec) though.

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Apr 8, 2021 16:23:36   #
FotoHog Loc: on Cloud 9
 
I got lucky today, was told that all my debts will be whipped out instantly by dialing number 1.
YAAYYYY!

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Apr 9, 2021 07:44:16   #
sb Loc: Florida's East Coast
 
FotoHog wrote:
I got lucky today, was told that all my debts will be whipped out instantly by dialing number 1.
YAAYYYY!


Well THAT seems simple enough!

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Apr 9, 2021 08:36:08   #
MrMophoto Loc: Rhode Island "The biggest little"
 
From Rmarlarz post:

Order Delivery Address:
Roger Rhode island, New York, United States 23569

What kind of address is that?
I grew up on Long Island, NY and moved to RI
Roger Williams founded Rhode Island but nobody refers to it as Roger Rhode Island.
NY and RI are about 150 miles apart unless you consider the distance from Block Island RI to Montauk point NY which is less that 50 miles (a Jeopardy question)
The zip codes in either state do not start with 23.

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Apr 9, 2021 08:40:05   #
Longshadow Loc: Audubon, PA
 
MrMophoto wrote:
From Rmarlarz post:

Order Delivery Address:
Roger Rhode island, New York, United States 23569

What kind of address is that?
I grew up on Long Island, NY and moved to RI
Roger Williams founded Rhode Island but nobody refers to it as Roger Rhode Island.
NY and RI are about 150 miles apart unless you consider the distance from Block Island RI to Montauk point NY which is less that 50 miles (a Jeopardy question)
The zip codes in either state do not start with 23.

They (the perpetrators) expect no one to read and understand the contents of the email.

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Apr 9, 2021 10:08:29   #
maxlieberman
 
Maybe I am dense, but I don't understand what the scammer hopes to achieve.

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Apr 9, 2021 10:17:45   #
Longshadow Loc: Audubon, PA
 
maxlieberman wrote:
Maybe I am dense, but I don't understand what the scammer hopes to achieve.

Simple -

They want your credit card/banking number and info.
OR - your login info to the REAL site.

I received one that stated that $499.99 for something has been billed to my account.
And if it was in error, call # to have a credit applied.

Yea, ...right. I suppose I have to give them a card number to receive the "credit".

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Apr 9, 2021 10:32:07   #
Stash Loc: South Central Massachusetts
 
Longshadow wrote:
I keep getting emails that my Norton expires "TODAY".
None actually from Norton (Symantec) though.


I get that too. I haven't had Norton in years. I got a call last night that I had a warrant out for my arrest unless
I called a certain number to verify something. These creeps never give up.

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Apr 9, 2021 10:37:05   #
PhotogHobbyist Loc: Bradford, PA
 
maxlieberman wrote:
Maybe I am dense, but I don't understand what the scammer hopes to achieve.


The scammer may be hoping to reel you in for the purpose of gathering more and more personal information from you. They look for any possible response so they can BS their way into gaining more info.

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Apr 9, 2021 10:41:50   #
Longshadow Loc: Audubon, PA
 
PhotogHobbyist wrote:
The scammer may be hoping to reel you in for the purpose of gathering more and more personal information from you. They look for any possible response so they can BS their way into gaining more info.

One of the worst is the "people who work with social security".
They just want your Social number and probably your birth date.

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Apr 9, 2021 11:16:18   #
John_F Loc: Minneapolis, MN
 
When I get emails like this, I check my checking account online to see if there is a debit. If so, I contact the bank by phone to dispute the debit. So far I have won every dispute.

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Apr 9, 2021 11:25:17   #
wrangler5 Loc: Missouri
 
It's strictly a numbers game. Even at the cheapest bulk mailing rate it costs too much money to do something like this in the regular mail - not to mention that it's a federal crime in the US (and probably in most other countries as well) to use the mail for fraud schemes.

But with the right software it costs nothing to send out a million emails, once you've bought the mailing list. (I assume you have to buy one - are there lists out there for free?) The tease is written so that only the low intelligence cohort will think it might be the real deal and respond. A 1% response would be 10,000 suckers. Even a 1% of 1% response would be 100 REAL suckers to mine for personal data. That's after 99.99% of the emails go directly to trash.

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Apr 9, 2021 11:46:41   #
Indi Loc: Long Island, NY
 
Whenever I receive a suspicious email, I click on the sender’s email address in the original message. It usually reveals the real address despite what they claim. I use Outlook mail so I don’t know if that works in other email apps.
Also, look for misspellings. I see Bestbuy in your email. Shouldn’t it be BestBuy?

2 weeks ago I got a phishing email from someone purporting to be Chase Bank. At the bottom, it said Chase@ instead of the Marca Registrada which should be ® for Registered or © for Copyright.

Here in the US we also have a government page to send phishing & other scams which we can send to report it.
For us here in the US, I’ll try to send that later.

Right now I’d contact BestBuy to see if it’s legitimate.

US Website to report fraud:
https://reportfraud.ftc.gov/#/

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