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Ian Skeldon 212/01/2018 18:45:09
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Neil, don't reply to it, I think it might be fake.

As it happens I have several million dollars locked away in an off shore account, if you send me all of your banking details I will send you a generous donation.wink

JasonB12/01/2018 19:09:20
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Posted by Neil Wyatt on 12/01/2018 12:33:37:

I regularly get emails telling me ladies with cancer, the united nations, corrupt officials and the relatives of intestate corpses want to share several millions of dollars with me. All scams phishing for my bank details.

Well that's what you get for having about 8 e-mail addresses and at least one alter ego that we know about Stubbysmile p

Mark Rand12/01/2018 19:33:13
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Got my cheque today. What are you waiting for Neil? devil

Roger Vane12/01/2018 20:49:07
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With telephone scams I usually try to keep them talking for a while and then ask them what the scam is - at this point they normally hang up, although sometimes they do cast doubt on my parentage first.

Talked to a scammer once and he admitted that he wanted my bank details so that he could steal my money.

Howi12/01/2018 21:21:43
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Thought this type of spam died out years ago, just goes to show, you Can't keep an old dog down!

For anyone that is interested, my neighborhood alert team (SY Police) have sent me a link to website called quad9.net which blocks access to known malicious websites.

All you have to do is enter 9.9.9.9 (hence the name of the site) as your DNS address ( add to top of list).

Job done.

Rik Shaw12/01/2018 22:54:24
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CAUTION:

Please be aware that threads such as this may well be a result of substance abuse.

Rik

Michael Gilligan13/01/2018 10:36:24
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Posted by Howi on 12/01/2018 21:21:43:

... For anyone that is interested, my neighborhood alert team (SY Police) have sent me a link to website called quad9.net which blocks access to known malicious websites.

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Thanks for that, Howi ... it looks useful.

https://quad9.net/#/about

MichaelG.

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 13/01/2018 10:36:48

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