[Dshield] Ebay fraud email

Tony Sykora tsykora at stcloudwirelessholdings.com
Tue Sep 2 18:47:12 GMT 2003


This is the latest response from Lycos/Anglefire...  They took care of
this pretty quickly.  I looked for the web page after I sent the abuse
message and they removed the site within a couple of hours...  Very
prompt..  Read on....  



Hello,

Thank you for contacting the Lycos Network Abuse Department.

The account you have brought to the attention of the Lycos Network Abuse
Department was found to be in violation of our Terms and Conditions.  As
a result, it has been removed from our servers.  Thank you for reporting
it to us.

Please note that the creator of this page is in no way directly
associated with the Lycos Network or its web publishing products.  We
exercise no editorial control over the content posted by or the actions
of our users.  All users are expected to abide by our Terms and
Conditions, which can be found at the following URL:

http://www.lycos.com/lycosinc/legal.html

I hope you find that our prompt response to this situation addresses
your concerns.  If you have any questions or find more accounts that
require our attention please feel free to contact us again.

Sincerely,

Melissa

Terra Lycos Network Abuse Specialist http://reportabuse.lycos.com




Original Message Follows:
-------------------------

Name:
Address: tsykora at stcloudwirelessholdings.com
Subject: Angelfire
Type of Abuse: Fraud
Service: Report Abuse
Previous_Page =
Browser & Platform = Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)
IP information = 24.196.61.226
Date/Time: 8/29/2003 6:19
Comments:

http://www.angelfire.com/linux/ebayhelp1/


-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Sykora
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 8:35 AM
To: General DShield Discussion List
Subject: RE: [Dshield] Ebay fraud email


I reported this abuse directly to lycos/anglefire and here is the
response I received.

THIS IS AN AUTO-ACKNOWLEDGEMENT - PLEASE DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS EMAIL.

Thank you for writing to the Lycos Abuse Team.  We have received your
email and will be reviewing it shortly.  Please be advised that due to
the volume of emails we receive, this may be the only email you receive
from us regarding this matter.

For more information, please visit http://reportabuse.lycos.com

Thank you.


Tony Sykora
Director, Information Technology
St. Cloud Wireless Holdings
320-290-8669 direct 24/7
tsykora at stcloudwirelessholdings.com




-----Original Message-----
From: John Dalton [mailto:dubuque_1 at msn.com]
Sent: Friday, August 29, 2003 12:23 AM
To: General DShield Discussion List
Subject: Re: [Dshield] Ebay fraud email


Yes, as well as Ebay and uk.uu.net, where the message camefrom (at least
in the header). It was still up a few hours ago (12:00 midnite cst)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug White" <doug at clickdoug.com>
To: "General DShield Discussion List" <list at dshield.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 9:07 PM
Subject: Re: [Dshield] Ebay fraud email


> Hopefully you reported this to Angelfire.
>
> ======================================
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> For hosting solutions http://www.clickdoug.com
> ISP rated: http://www.forta.com/cf/isp/isp.cfm?isp_id=772
> Suggested corporate Anti-virus policy:
http://www.dshield.org/antivirus.pdf
> ======================================
> If you are not satisfied with my service, my job isn't done!
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Dalton" <dubuque_1 at msn.com>
> To: "General DShield Discussion List" <list at dshield.org>
> Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 4:57 PM
> Subject: [Dshield] Ebay fraud email
>
>
> | Thought the list might like this one Example is attached, pretty
> | sloppy fraud, especially the forgetting to hide the redirected site.
> |
> | But I thought the html editor was interesting
> | -------------------------------------
> | |          HTMLCrypt v1.011 Beta      |
> | |           Cedium Software Inc       |
> | |       http://htmlcrypt.cedium.net   |
> |  -------------------------------------
> | Anywhere here it is:
> |
> |
> |
> | o7:
> |
> | Dear eBay User,
> |
> | It has become very noticeable that another party has been corrupting
your
> | eBay account and has violated our User Agreement policy listed:
> |
> | 4. Bidding and Buying
> |
> | You are obligated to complete the transaction with the seller if you

> | purchase an item through one of our fixed price formats or are the
highest
> | bidder as described below. If you are the highest bidder at the end
> | of
an
> | auction (meeting the applicable minimum bid or reserve requirements)

> | and your bid is accepted by the seller, you are obligated to
> | complete the transaction with the seller, or the transaction is
> | prohibited by law or
by
> | this Agreement.
> |
> | You received this notice from eBay because it has come to our
> | attention
that
> | your current account has caused interruptions with other eBay
> | members
and
> | eBay requires immediate verification for your account. Please verify
your
> | account or the account may become disabled. Click Here To Verify
> | Your Account - http://www.angelfire.com/linux/ebayhelp1/
> |
> | **********************************************
> |
> | Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their
> | respective owners. eBay and the eBay logo are trademarks of eBay
> | Inc.
> |
> |
> |
>
>
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