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Old 01-18-22, 09:38 PM
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Geeek Squad - Phishing/scammer Email



I received this phishing phone scam email today. A renewal for a spanky $300 firewall! From Geeek Squad. Not from Geek Squad. Gah damn a software firewall.


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I got a fairly convincing one today, at first glance the email comes from '[email protected]' but when I looked closer it's from [email protected], and 'she' changed her display name to quickbooks. I bet a few people fall for this and give out some kind of sensitive info or credit card info in an effort to not be charged $447.96




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Re: Geeek Squad - Phishing/scammer Email

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Thanks for sharing! Perhaps a few people out there will search google and run across this thread and keep them alert.

The scamming email from my first post is from:
Geek Sales <[email protected]>
Notice this time around they didn't put the extra "e" to make it look authentic to the real company name "Geek Squad". Also xdawar...wtf is that.

I feel sorry for people that fall for this. It must hurt to lose a whopping amount of money set by these scam traps.
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Re: Geeek Squad - Phishing/scammer Email

I've been receiving imessages notifying me that "YOU and 1 other have won a 55" Samsung TV, click here [bitly address] to claim." Needless to say, I am not dumb enough to even click, but wonder if they're asking for information or waiting to give me a trojan or something.
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I've been receiving imessages notifying me that "YOU and 1 other have won a 55" Samsung TV, click here [bitly address] to claim." Needless to say, I am not dumb enough to even click, but wonder if they're asking for information or waiting to give me a trojan or something.
This is too weird - it turns out that I must be the one other! What are the odds?!?
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