Re: Phishing email
- From: "liam" <liam@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 01:45:31 GMT
"Chris Howells" <someone@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Nigel Molesworth wrote:
Looks genuine to me. I logged in fine with my eBay username and
password. For some reason I had to re-enter my credit card details,
but I guess they know best. Strange though, for some reason I can't get
into my eBay account at
the moment, and some men have just arrived to take away the TV.
Lol. That made me laugh, thanks.
That was quite good. I just go mad at the recent amount of thick helpless
people in newsgroups now. Anyone with a problem seems to ask in a newsgroup
rather than contacting companies or using a bit of common sense. They often
expect people in groups to know their personal details, account details,
contract details and be 24hour social workers/counsellors!
Then you get the multitude of recent posting concerning " a friend asked
me", "I am asking on behalf of a friend" and "My friend told me" when what
they mean is "I", but don't want to appear too thick. It's mad. You have a
look in this group alone and the most common stupid posts are -
I paid for an item and it hasn't arrived, what should I do?
I want a refund, what should I do?
The buyer said the item was damaged when it arrived, what should I do?
How do I report someone to ebay?
The postage looks too high, is this allowed?
I got this email and think it's a scam, should I send my ful details?
This website looks fake, should I give my credit card info and ebay details?
People post them week after week and act all helpless! They forget the most
important thing is to contact the buyer/seller direct, or contact ebay
direct. Some people are so thick I wonder hw they survive in everday life.
Maybe they are the type that also fall for the Nigerian Scams and cold
selling down the phone, or believe all the sales people knocking at the
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