A new twist in email scams?

Bill Thompson Billt at Mahagonny.com
Fri Mar 6 20:03:24 CST 2009


On Fri, 6 Mar 2009 20:36:47 -0500
"Joe Blanchard" <jbfixurpc at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Sorry if I've missed some notes regarding this in previous threads,
> been off the air for a bit.
> 
> A new twist on scamming email?
> 

A) I don't think this really belongs on NANOG, but I don't want to
leave you hanging.

B) He is going to send you a check for over the amount of money you
agreed on and then ask you to wire the overage back to him minus a
small amount "For your trouble". Google "Overpayment Scam".

Good Luck,
-- 
Bill Thompson
BillT at Mahagonny.com
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