Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Spammers emulate UPS, maybe FedEx
Here’s another wrinkle on Nigerian scams. I’ve gotten one purporting to be from UPS (since I do business at a UPS Store), offering a $1.5 UN check and just asking for an email to be sent to an address in Nigeria. No sites to go look at to fill in info. Weird. I suppose the scammers will use FedEx, too.
AOL has not been too accurate in filtering out the spam, sometimes flagging legitimate renewal notices but not catching even most of the bank-emulating spam.