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AOL Password Phishing Scam - 'TJ2117 Virus Detected
Email purporting to be from AOL claims that a TJ2117 virus has been detected in the recipient's computer folders and he or she must click a link to login and switch to a secure anti virus system.
Is Sour Sop a Cancer Killer 10,000 times Stronger Than Chemotherapy?
Widely circulated message claims that sour sop, the fruit from the graviola tree, is a miraculous natural cancer killer that is 10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy.
Protest Message - Live 'Tortoise' Souvenirs Sold in China
Message circulating on Facebook claims that live tortoises sealed in bags of herbal solution are being sold as souvenirs in China.
Westpac '3 Incorrect Logins' Phishing Scam
Email purporting to be from Australian bank Westpac, claims that the recipient's account has been limited due to three incorrect login attempts and he or she should fill in and submit an attached form within 24 hours, or the account may be suspended.
Bogus Facebook Giveaway - 'Free GHD Straighteners'
Facebook Page claims that it is giving away ghd straighteners to users who like the page and share a photo.