Package Delivery Scam (8/4/2015)

This is a phishing email trying to get you to reply back with your personal information. The information will most likely be sold off and abused by other bad guys out there. Please make sure to delete this email if you receive it.

Fw: Your Package Tracking No.: AWB 1Z01P0923428348798L

From: jake sully <jakesully0707@gmail.com>
Date: 08/04/2015 09:17AM
Subject: Your Package Tracking No.: AWB 1Z01P0923428348798L

 

Hi,

This is Jake Sully (Manager, Dispatch Operation) at  City Express Courier Service, I have a package for the delivery under your name, however, we tried delivering the package at the mentioned destination, but due to incomplete address, the package was returned back to our facility.
Requesting you to kindly provide us with your best call back number, email, and the mailing address, so that it will be easier for us to reship the package accordingly.
Waiting for your reply at the earliest.
Thanks,
J. Sully
(Manager – Dispatch Operation)

 

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Re: Outlook Scam (8/3/15)

Another scam to hit the VCU network is coming in as an attachment with the text below. The scam is simple and straight forward; there is a promise of money from a sweepstakes, but you are required to give out personal information to the “Microsoft Employee.” The information will most likely be sold off and abused by other bad guys out there. Please make sure to delete this email if you receive it.

This is to inform you that you have email grant money of Eight hundred thousand USD for

this last month of 2015 sweepstakes which is organized by OUTLOOK, MSN & WINDOWS 8

LIVE INC. The MICROSOFT WINDOWS collects all the addresses of the people that are

active online, among the millions that subscribed to Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo we only

select five people as our winners through electronic balloting System without the recipient

applying, we salute you for being one of the people selected.

NOTE: FOR CLAIMS YOU MUST JOT OUT THE CONTACT EMAIL BELOW AND SEND YOUR

INFORMATION TO OPEN YOUR CLAIMS FILE.

 Contact Mrs. Marta Francisco (martafrasco@outlook.com)

1. Full Names: 2. House Address:

3. Occupation: 4. Sex: 5. Age:

6. Direct Phone Number: 7. State: 8. Country:

Send your contact details to the event manager email only: martafrasco@outlook.com

Thank you and accept my hearty congratulations once again!

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Good News Microsoft Scam (7/23/15)

It seems every year the spammers try this same old trick. It’s a typical “you won!” type email with an attached form asking for all sorts of personal information. Clearly this information will be abused when supplied and the email from the sender is a Russian domain promising the “winner” Great Britain pounds. A very easily spotted phishing scam indeed. If you have received this email, simply delete and do not open the attachement.

 

To: “Onliononlion059″ <onliononlion059@gmail.com>
From: “microsoft microsoft” <microsoft-microsoft@rambler.ru>
Date: 07/22/2015 06:05AM
Subject: GOOD NEWS

(See attached file: MICROSOFT 1.doc)

MICROSOFT LONDON (CARDINAL PLACE)

100 VICTORIA STREET

LONDON SW1E 5JL.

MICROSOFT WINNING NOTIFICATION 2015

We wish to congratulate you once again on this note, for being part of our lucky winner selected

at 2015 MICROSOFT/NOKIA/AOL ONLINE AWARD ANNIVERSARY PROMOTION. Microsoft &

AOL in Conjunction with Nokia Cell phone are currently running a beta test and for this had set

out, £750,000.00 GBP (SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND GREAT BRITISH POUNDS) for

these winners. This promotion was set-up to encourage the active user of the Internet Microsoft

Windows and use of Global system for mobile (GSM). We wish to formally announce to you that

you have successfully passed the requirement, statutory obligations, verifications, validations and

satisfactory report Test conducted for all online winners.

A debit Card will be issue in your name by Microsoft Corporation board or the fund transferred to

your account. You have won sum of £750,000.00 GBP {SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND

GREAT BRITISH POUNDS} with winning lucky number: MSN/NOW/2015-15 21 30 39 40 47 15. A

certificate of prize claims will be sent to you as soon as your claim agent receives your personal

details. Therefore, you are mandated to contact your claim agent immediately with below

information and quote you’re Lucky Number.

BAR. MAC JOHN MORGAN

Claims/Delivery agent

For: Microsoft Promotion Award Team

FOR YOUR CLAIM: REPLY TO THE TWO EMAILS

TELEPHONE #: +447031744552

FAX NO: +448715036232

Alternative Email: Johnmeyor25@gmail.com

Provide your claim agent with your full details to enable him process your payment:

Full names:

Date of birth (yyyy-mm-dd):

Gender:

Occupation :

Address:

Country:

Winning file number/email :

Telephone no:

Amount won :

WINNERS ARE ADVISED TO KEEP THEIR WINNING INFORMATION SECRET TO AVOID

FRAUDULENT CLAIM (IMPORTANT) PENDING THE TRANSFER/CLAIM BY WINNER.

REGARDS,

MRS. BRYAN MCDONALD

FOR MICROSOFT PROMOTION TEAM

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Virginia Staff scam (7/21/15)

The following scam attempts to trick its recipients into submitting their login credentials. Notice the gmail email address and direct inquiry for user name and password, all of which are tell tale signs of phishing. Please delete this email if you received it.

_______________________________________

From: “Ratliff, James (Jd) (GOV)” <JD.Ratliff@governor.virginia.gov>
Date: July 21, 2015 at 10:04:43 AM MDT
Subject: Virginia Staff

Please this message is to all virginia staff . we are upgrading and validating all staff mailbox immediately due to the recent spam activities going on. You are to fill the following below and send only to our helpdesk email onhelpdeska005@gmail.com for immediate upgrade. failure to do this might cause your email account to be deactivated.

 

Email Address……………………

Password……………………

Phone Number…………….

 

System Analyst
Division of Information Systems

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High Number of Inactive Accounts on Portal Server scam (7/17/2015)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link, which will subsequently attempt to steal the victims’ login credentials. Notice the non-VCU sender’s address, generic email and non-VCU link; all of which are tell tale signs of scam. Please delete this email if you received it and contact the VCU helpIT center at helpIT@vcu.edu or 828-2227 for more information about phishing and email scams.

 

From:        Mark.A@businessdesc.info
To:       ()
Date:        07/17/2015 08:57 AM
Subject:        Account Update Needed


VCU Logo

Dear Portal User,

Due to the high number of inactive portal acounts on the server,  all
users are advised to sign in to their portal account within 24 hrs of receiving
this notice, using the link below, to confirm there portal account activity.

Use “THIS LINK” to login and confirm your portal account activity.

Failure to update might process your portal account as inactive. Please kindly comply.

Thanks,
UVCHS
NOTE: The information contained in this message may be privileged and confidential and protected from disclosure. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer.
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VCU Health System
http://www.vcuhealth.org

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Indebted for Driving on Toll Road Scam (EZ Pass Scam)(7/7/15)

The following email has begun to make its way to VCU students, faculty, and staff. So far it seems that our security systems have been able to catch it and remove the virus that is attached, but all users should be aware of this threat. Obviously, if you receive this and you see the message “virus removed” you should delete and carry on. However, if you do not see the message, please contact your local desktop support.

From: E-ZPass Agent <johnnie.post@whw0150.whservidor.com>
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2015 10:13 PM
To: VCU Person
Subject:Indebted for driving on toll road #00000851565

Notice to Appear,

You have not paid for driving on a toll road.
You are kindly asked to pay your debt as soon as possible.

You can review the invoice in the attachment.

Regards,
Johnnie Post,
E-ZPass Manager.

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Mail Dispatcher Scam (part 2) (6-23-15)

This is a typical “get rich quick” type scam that we often see go to students who are seen as naive to attackers. The scam will attempt to get personal information under the guise of a job offer. The scammer may have a few back and forth emails to get additional information such as bank account and routing numbers, along with social security, and birth dates for “HR” purposes. Keep in mind that if a job offer comes along that you never applied to, it is more than likely a scam. If it seems to good to be true, it is.

From:        JOSEPH WALKER <@seniorservicesiwv.org>
To:        Recipients <>,
Date:        06/23/2015 02:58 PM
Subject:        MAIL DISPATCHER NEEDDED


We will like to bring your attention to this lucrative paying job, It's mailing letter incorporation letter through ups or fed-ex,

The needful for start-up, a ups account online or fedex transportation (gas fee)  will be provided.

Your stipend is $380 for mailing 400 envelopes, total of $1520 monthly .

Only interested candidate should apply. Looking forward to your prompt response to this offer.
Regards

inxxxxxxxxxx491@gmail.com

JOSEPH WALKER

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Mail Dispatcher Needed Scam (6-23-15)

This is a typical “get rich quick” type scam that we often see go to students who are seen as naive to attackers. The scam will attempt to get personal information under the guise of a job offer. The scammer may have a few back and forth emails to get additional information such as bank account and routing numbers, along with social security, and birth dates for “HR” purposes. Keep in mind that if a job offer comes along that you never applied to, it is more than likely a scam. If it seems to good to be true, it is.

From:        Thomas Smith <Adminlgirl@fuse.net>
To:        Recipients <Adminlgirl@fuse.net>,
Date:        06/23/2015 02:21 PM
Subject:        MAIL DISPATCER NEEDED



We will like to bring your attention to this lucrative paying job, It's mailing letter payroll checks through ups or fed-ex,

The needful for start-up, (ups or fed-ex, transportation (gas fee)  will be provided.

The envelopes will be prepared by the client all you need to do is print the labels attached then drop off at fedex or ups.

You are require to have a printer or be close to a library and a means of transportation. we also advice you to create yahoo messenger account for effective communication (for chatting purposes).https://messenger.yahoo.com/download/

Your stipend is $400 for mailing 400 envelopes, total of $1600 monthly.

If you are interested in this lucrative job send me your Full Name, Address,State,City Zipcode Telephone Number and age Email.

Only interested candidate should apply. Looking forward to your prompt response to this offer.
Regards

tsxxxxxxx@gmail.com

Thomas Smith

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Mailbox Security Update 6/23/15

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link, which will subsequently attempt to steal the victim’s personal information. Its a good idea to not follow any email links asking you to upgrade or activate your account. If you have received this or other similar emails, please ignore and delete them. For more information on phishing and SPAM email scams, please contact the VCU helpIT center at 828-2227 or helpIT@vcu.edu.
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From: 78E E.E.PU – HERBEVILLE <redacted.fr>
Date: Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 8:33 AM
Subject: important security update
To: undisclosed-recipients:
Dear email email account user, This important security update is mandated for all our email account users who must have receive this email, We just released an important security update for all our email account against spamming email receive from an unknown identify email senders.

Click ==> http://redacted.

To access your update please know that we take your safety very serious to us and failure to do so immediately will lead to suspension of your email account. If unable to click the link we advise you to copy and paste it into a new browser. (c) 2015 admin. IT Support Team.

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Mailbox full scam (6/22/15)

The following scam attempts to trick its victims into clicking on a malicious link, which will subsequently attempt to steal the victims’ login credentials. Notice the non-VCU sender’s address, generic email and non-VCU link; all of which are tell tale signs of scam. Please delete this email if you received it and contact the VCU helpIT center at helpIT@vcu.edu or 828-2227 for more information about phishing and email scams.

______________________________________________________

From: Ladd, Linda <LLadd@mail.twu.edu>
Date: Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 10:34 AM
Subject: RE: Your mailbox is almost full!
To: “Ladd, Linda” <LLadd@mail.twu.edu>


From: Ladd, Linda
Sent: Monday, June 22, 2015 9:31 AM
Subject: Your mailbox is almost full!
Your Mailbox Is Almost Full!
2426MB                       5000MB
Your mailbox account has exceeded it storage limit. You will not be able to receive new mails until you update your account.
Please Click Here to complete your update for our new Owa/outlook improved web mail.
ITS-Help Desk
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