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Email Scam List – What Not To Click On – What You Should Avoid

The following is a list of email subjects to avoid clicking any links on and really you should just delete them 

  • Paypal – your account has been limited
  • The domain name you own has a similar one in Asia ,you need to buy this 
  • Women / men are interested in you after seeing your profile on skype / google 
  • Parcel delivery confirm the details 
  • Your free gadget is waiting for collection , click here 
  • A supermarket voucher worth $35 – $50 is waiting for you by clicking and signing up 
  • Tax refunds waiting for you 
  • Money tailored for you 
  • Buying stocks in African mining companies
  • SEO experts with Gmail / Outlook.com address / Yahoo addresses
  • We have 30 million dollars waiting for you
  • Anything from the FBI
  • Complete the survey and get a $50 gift card ( if you give them your credit card details )
  • Your banking password has changed ,( no it has not )
  • Update your account information – anywhere , no DONT do this
  • Cheap drugs through the mail
  • Your ATM payment / transaction was wrong 
  • A new banking system has been established , make more money – these will become more prolific as the interest rate stays down targeting retirees.
  • A new gambling on the horses system , buy this computer for $8000
  • Did you hear about Emma , she makes $7000 a month from home , click here 
  • 6 minutes a day to being skinny
  • I won $1 million dollars form Coca – Cola
  • Mystery shopper assignment , read this and get back to us – DONT
  • Travel at unbelievable prices
  • Handbags at unbelievable prices
  • Win an Apple watch
  • Western Union , anything to do with them 
  • Inheritance of any amount of money
  • Your Apple ID , Microsoft ID , Google ID has been accessed / needs to be reset
  • You have a new voicemail , click in this email to here it 

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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