Sunday, 22 June 2014

Scam Letter

This is the link to the scam:Click Here

1. Summarise who this letter is from, who it is to, and what it is about.

This letter is from Emily Park <>. 
The scam letter doesn't show any evidence for who the person sent it to but Miss Campbell got this massage on her e-mail.
2. What are 2 reasons you know that this letter is a scam.

  1. The lady states that you have to pay $250 to have the ownership of the paperwork. 
  2. The Lady, Emily states her e-mail which is different from the senders e-mail, but Emily says that the E-mail is from her.

3. Give 3 pieces of evidence (excerpts of sentences) that prove that this letter is a scam.

  1. Their was to different e-mails, which Emily stated were hers. <> and <>.
  2. Emily stated "all you have to do is pay $250 for the ownership of the paperwork." 
  3. There was bad english like spelling, punctuation and grammar. So the letter is obviously from a different.     

Describe a scam or prank you have heard about or been subject to.
I was a home one day and I got a phone call about how I had a problem with my computer. I new that I was a scam because it had happened to me before.

Give 5 pieces of advice for people to avoid internet or email based scams.

  1. Don't send money to people you don't know.
  2. Change your passwords.
  3. Get add block.
  4. if someone calls say no.
  5. Don't believe it if it's to good to be true.

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