Archive | August 10, 2012

Payment Invoice Email Scam (8/10/12)

Below is an email, or phishing, scam some in the VCU community have received. This is an attempt to trick the recipient to click on a link that will either take someone to a site that will download malware software to their computer or attempt to gather their personal information. This message is fake and should be deleted. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions.

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To:

From: “Mary Glasgow” <moonee@itpvic.com.au>

Date: 08/09/2012 10:47PM

Subject: Re: Payment invoice

Good day,

I was informed by my boss to send you the payment invoice been made earlier today. Kindly click the below link to view payment Invoice.

Click here to view payment information http://www.westernunion.com/send_money/payment/confirmation

Waiting for your acknowledgment letter.

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Better Business Bureau Email Scam (8/10/12)

The email, or phishing, scam below was send out to a number of people in the VCU community. This is an attempt to trick the recipient to click on a link that will either take someone to a site that will download malware software to their computer or attempt to gather their personal information. This message is fake and should be deleted. Please contact the VCU helpIT Center (828-2227, helpIT@vcu.edu) with any questions.

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To:
From: “Better Business Bureau”┬ácomplaints@boston.bbb.org
Date: 08/10/2012 08:03AM
Cc:
Subject: Case# 1734879: Vernon Dugan

August 10, 2012
RE: Case# 1734879: Vernon Dugan
Dear Company:
As you are aware, the Better Business Bureau contacted you regarding the above-named complainant, seeking a response to this complaint. Your position is available online.
The following URL (website address) below will take you directly to this complaint and you will be able to view the response directly on our website:
http://complaint.app.bbb.org/complaint/view/1734879/b/017797281f
The complainant has been notified of your response.
The BBB believes that your response adequately addresses the disputed issues and/or has exhibited a good faith effort to resolve the complaint. The complaint will close as “Administratively Judged Resolved” and our records will be updated.
If you fail to honor your agreement or if the consumer has information that disputes the accuracy of your firm’s response, we will notify your office with substantiation to support the consumer’s position and the case will be re-opened. Cases will not be re-opened without documentation or good cause.
The BBB appreciates this opportunity to serve you. Dispute Resolution Department.


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