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Re: Amazon.com Scam

On Sep 30, 2005, at 3:03 PM, Tom Ritchford wrote:

> In general, never ever click on a link from ANYONE that involves
> money... your bank, paypal, ebay, your credit card company.
> The link may be deceptive...  if you can, type in the name you expect 
> to get.
> This avoids issues like the paypaI.com hoax (more obvious when you see
> the URL as paypai.com)...

i would highly recommend that everyone double-check phish & spoof
emails with the vendor/bank involved by manually typing in the link
and/or logging into your account and check your messages there.
generally, ebay and banks (and credit cards, etc.) will post messages
there that are also sent to your email account. legitimate messages
can get lost/tossed and precious time wasted if one just trashes 
they think is a scam. be vigilant! from personal experience i can tell 
it will save you in the long run.

bruce tovsky

"Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane."
Philip K. Dick