[Dshield] Interesting New/Old scam

John Dalton dubuque_1 at msn.com
Thu Jun 19 13:22:12 GMT 2003


Rather interesting following up on the different sites tied to it. I see
today, the fraud site is shut down, quick work.  Nice to see some ISP's
still care :)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roberts, Chris" <CRoberts at limitedbrands.com>
To: "'General DShield Discussion List'" <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2003 7:45 AM
Subject: RE: [Dshield] Interesting New/Old scam


> We got hit with this one today, came in to the corp. site, same deal the
> alarms went off when the URL failed to match up.....wondering if it's the
> same chap that's being looked at by E-Bay ?
>
> on this question anyone have opinions on the best HTML mail
> sweeper/guard/spam guard for corporate usage ?
>
> Thanks
>
> Chris
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Cox [mailto:shawn.cox at pcca.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2003 6:13 PM
> To: General DShield Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [Dshield] Interesting New/Old scam
>
>
> I got this very message today as well.  It looks very authentic, and I
have
> to admit my heart skipped a beat because I do have a bestbuy account.  The
> thing that tipped it off though was that the listed link doesn't match the
> linked URL and so the "instant fraud" bells strated going off.
>
> --Shawn
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "John Dalton" <dubuque_1 at msn.com>
> To: "General DShield Discussion List" <list at dshield.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2003 4:24 PM
> Subject: [Dshield] Interesting New/Old scam
>
>
> > Don't know how new. Seems to be along Paypal lines, interesting that it
> > links eventually to a instant credit report site. I can attach if anyone
> > wants to see personally. I also at least tried to find a fraud
department
> at
> > bestbuy, but suprisingly most contact is web forms. I can see non
> technical
> > users going for this as well
> >
> > Thought you might get kick out of first paragraph
> > >>Dear customer,
> > >>
> > Recently we have received an order made by using your personal credit
card
> > information.
> > This order was made online at our official BestBuy website on
06/17/2003.
> > Our Fraud Department has some suspicions regarding this order and we
need
> > you to visit a special Fraud Department page at our web store where you
> can
> > confirm or decline this transaction by providing us with the correct
> > information.
> > This e-mail address has been taken from National Credit Bureau.
> >
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