Archive for the Category: Scam / Fraud

Scam/Fraud Phishing Email ‘DocuSign’

Another day, another scam. I received another scam email that Spam Assassin didn’t remove. This email is a phishing email pretending to be from DocuSign with the title ‘Please review your document Invoice 2521458 for capitalware.com’ and is a scam or more likely it is ransomware. So, be warned, the following email is a scam […]

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Scam/Fraud Email ‘Google Award Notice’

Another day, another scam. I received another scam email that Spam Assassin didn’t remove. This email is a ‘Google Award Notice’ and is a scam or more likely it is ransomware. So, be warned, the following email is a scam or ransomware and is not real. Email Header shows that it came from: o3tx-repu.taurus.oneoffice.jp From […]

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Scam/Fraud Email ‘Canada Provincial Nomination Programs’

I received another weird scam/fraudulent email that Spam Assassin didn’t remove. This email is funny and sad at the same time. It is funny because I was born and raised in Canada (and still live in Canada) and the email is about immigrating to Canada. It is sad because there are so many refugees who […]

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Text Message Phishing Scam

This text message phishing scam is new, new to me at least. This morning I received the following text message from 905-460-4947 I just so happen to have a bank account with BMO (Bank of Montreal). The first thing I thought was, I guess someone was trying to hack into my account then I thought, […]

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Another Scam – This Time via Kijiji

This past weekend, my wife started bugging me about selling our old iPhones that are sitting on the shelf. I said ok fine and posted them to Kijiji. Kijiji is like Craig’s List. It is a free listing site with a million upgrade features for a fee (of course). Just for your reference, I live […]

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Another Phishing Scam

The other day, my brother’s Hotmail (Outlook.com) email account got hacked. First, I received an email from his account with the subject of ‘Favor’ and it said: I need you to do me a favor. Please reply when you get this. Not realizing that it was a hacker, I replied: “Got it”. Then I got […]

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CRA Phone Scam from (613) 927-9687

Three weeks ago, I received the first phone call and I just received the second phone call from (613) 927-9687. It is an automated phone call (woman’s voice), stating it is the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) and threatening a lawsuit for unpaid taxes. The first time it happened, I figured it was a scam but […]

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