Wells Fargo, eBay, and Bank of America Are Scam Targets

CNET News – March 11, 2002

Masquerade is becoming a popular game online.

Scam artists are getting smart, and you’ve got to be smarter. Wells Fargo, eBay, and Bank of America have all had problems with criminals sending out emails masquerading as coming from the company. They hope clueless users will click from the email to a bogus web site and enter in critical data like SSNs, passwords, and account numbers. The payoff is that the criminals capture all the data and use it for their purposes. Very ugly. Learn how to avoid this criminal trick.

Author: Richard Patterson

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