Email Scheme and Massive ID Theft

Discussion in 'Perl Misc' started by Adam Smith, Mar 2, 2005.

  1. Adam Smith

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    FBI Alerts Public to Recent Email Scheme

    The FBI warned the public to avoid falling victim to an on-going mass
    e-mail scheme wherein computer users receive unsolicited e-mails
    purportedly sent by the FBI. The e-mails then direct recipients to
    open an attachment and answer questions. The attachments contain a
    computer virus.

    To read the full text, please go to:

    Massive ID Theft Impacts 145,000 Consumers

    ChoicePoint, a data-brokering company, is actively engaged with local
    and federal law enforcement agencies in the continuing investigation of
    a fraud committed against the company, through which a small number of
    very well organized criminals posed as legitimate companies to gain
    access to personal information about consumers. To date, the company
    has sent warning letters to 145,000 consumers in various states.

    To read the full text, please go to:
    Adam Smith, Mar 2, 2005
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