IC3 March scam alert report, Based upon information from law enforcement and complaints submitted to the IC3, details recent cyber crime trends and new twists to previously-existing cyber scams.
IC3 continues to receive reports of letters and e-mails being distributed pursuant to prize sweepstakes or lottery schemes
First mistake these spammers made was offering a free car from KIA Motors. Second mistake they made was offering a free car from KIA Motors
With the economy as low as it it, it’s not surprising that we’re starting to see more and more fake lottery emails.
“Winners are advised to keep their winning details/information from the public to avoid fraudulent claim” — Avoid fraudulent claim? Isn’t that like an oxymoron — avoid fraud from a fraudulent email? Funny.