Phishing By 419


Fraudsters looking for the latest trick in finding victims, have calculated that two scams must be better than one, and have tried combining a phishing scam with a "advance fee" 419 scam. Basically, the scam involves an email sent to users saying that a large sum of money has been deposited in a bank, and gives them the login info (similar to a 419 scam). However, it's done at a fake bank website (like a phishing scam). Then, they ask for the user's real bank account info in order to transfer the loot, and the scammers go to town with the real bank account info. [via Techdirt]

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