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Audiogon Phishing Scam

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Posted on January 9, 2017 at 04:38:59
MannyE
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Got a weird message about an Audiogon update and a purging of members that don't use it. It's a scam to get your credit card number.

I posted it here because no one goes to SCAMS...

 

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RE: Audiogon Phishing Scam, posted on January 9, 2017 at 05:41:14
fantja
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Thanks! for sharing-

 

RE: Audiogon Phishing Scam, posted on January 9, 2017 at 10:40:40
alan m. kafton
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I received one as well....not the first time. I deleted it, of course. It's a similar scam to many that imitate banks and financial institutions. Some look pretty authentic, mimicing actual sites.

 

RE: Audiogon Phishing Scam, posted on January 9, 2017 at 13:16:45
llwhtt
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I got that message today, I don't ever remember signing up there. I never go there anyway, DELETE!

Craig

 

I got one, too., posted on January 9, 2017 at 14:11:08
Alpha Al
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Account suspended, but I never had one with them.

 

I haven't got one all week. Nt, posted on January 9, 2017 at 14:57:31
geoffkait
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Nt

 

Not the first time their member database has been hacked..., posted on January 9, 2017 at 19:56:52
J.Mac
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or sold.

 

Here ALL Audiogon emails go to the junk bin where they belong... N/T, posted on January 9, 2017 at 20:57:13
musetap
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RE: I got one, too., posted on January 10, 2017 at 03:04:20
JURB
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"Account suspended, but I never had one with them. "

Had one like that supposedly from Paypal. I never had a Paypal account. Know why ? Because of their password rules for one. Must contain this and that, almost as if they WANT you to let your browser store it. Fact is, tey have gotten so ridiculous that simple passwords are probably secure. I can see a scammer sitting there "no way, his password can't be 111111". Of course brute force will crack it, but brute force will also crack
Ddfrewwrfvcsdrfscd##$#224965356Bhemsndflksmwldlskmkslf.

 

Save Your $ For The Nigerian Prince, posted on January 10, 2017 at 06:54:40
PdL
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:-)

 

RE: Save Your $ For The Nigerian Prince, posted on January 10, 2017 at 12:35:16
MannyE
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I got a million dollars from Mr Hainsworth Gibblestrom III Jr. the lawyer for the prince last year... and all I had to do was send hime 50,000 for the transfer.

The good news is I can get everyone that sends ME $50.000 the contact information.

 

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