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Google Promotion Award Advance Fee Scam
Email claims that the recipient has won a large sum of money in a "Promotion Award" operated by search engine giant, Google.
Social Media Driven Hope Barbie Campaign
Messages circulating via social media websites suggest that toymaker Mattel create a "Hope Barbie" with no hair so that every little girl that is fighting cancer feels beautiful.
Westpac 'Quick Survey' Phishing Scam
Email purporting to be from Australia's Westpac Bank claims that the recipient can have $35 credited to their account in exchange for filling in a short survey contained in an attached file.
eBay 'Please Confirm Your Identity' Phishing Scam
Email, purporting to be from eBay, claims that the user has tried to sign in from an unfamiliar computer and must therefore confirm his or her identity by clicking a link in the message.
Flower And Wine Delivery Credit Card Scam Warning
Email warning describes an incident in which a scammer, posing as a courier delivering an unexpected gift of wine and roses, stole the gift recipient's credit card details with the use of a portable card scanning device.
Adobe Acrobat Upgrade Phishing Scam Emails
Emails purporting to be from Adobe claim that recipients can download an upgraded version of Adobe products by following links in the messages.
Halifax Bank Phishing Scam
Email purporting to be from the UK's Halifax Bank claims that new online banking authentication procedures are being introduced and that customers must therefore follow a link and confirm their online banking details.
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