Email purporting to be from Australian telecommunications giant, Telstra, claims that the company has noticed unauthorised activity on your account and you must click a link to re-evaluate your personal Telstra account.
Facebook Page calling itself “Mitsubishi 2016” claims that, “for the first time in Facebook History”, you can win a Mitsubishi Mirage just by liking the Page, sharing the prize promotion post, and adding a comment specifying what colour car you would like should you win.
Email offers the recipient work as a mystery shopper evaluating Western Union outlets. The message claims workers will be sent certified checks to cover evaluation costs and their pay.
In recent years, reloadable debit card phone scams have become more and more common, especially in the United States. In this scam, criminals try to trick victims into purchasing or reloading a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card and then calling them back and providing card details
Email purporting to be from the “AOL Mail Team” claims that your AOL mailbox has expired and, therefore, some incoming email has been “placed on pending” until you click a “validate” link.
Rather threatening email purporting to be from the Lending Division at Bank of America claims that you have not made any debt payments for the last three months and should click a link to view a full report about the issue.
Facebook post claims that you can get a chance to win one of six beautiful diamond rings just by sharing the post, liking the associated Facebook Page, and adding the comment “RING”. The post includes a video clip depicting the six rings.
Circulating message claims that people can send Christmas cards to recovering soldiers in the UK via the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
Email purporting to be from the Bank of Montreal (BMO) claims that your card has not been enrolled in the bank’s new authentication service. It warns that you will not be able to use your card until you click a link to enrol.