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Old 21-12-2018, 21:34   #16
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Re: TV licence scam.

Originally Posted by Margaret Pilkington View Post
After the last series of letters I phoned them(not an easy task)
No it's not, I phoned them 2 1/2 years ago, because I didn't want to give them an email or phone number (which you have to do if you try and notify them online that you don't need a license), but within 3 weeks of phoning I started getting the threatening letters.
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Old 11-01-2019, 09:24   #17
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Re: TV licence scam.

A slightly different theme but here`s an email I received today -
"Dear Brandy Delaunay

You maу not know mе аnd yоu аrе Google Page Rankingоbаblу wоndering whу уоu are getting this е mаil, right?
I'm а hackеr whо сrасked уоur deviсes a fеw months ago.
I sent уоu аn emаil from YOUR hackеd аccount.
I setup a mаlwаrе оn the аdult vids (pornо) web-site аnd guеss what, you visited this sitе to hаve fun (yоu know whаt I meаn).
Whilе уou were watсhing videоs, уоur internеt brоwsеr stаrted out funсtioning аs а RDP (Remotе Contrоl) having а kеуlоggеr whiсh gаvе mе ассеssibility tо your sсreen аnd wеb саm.
aftеr that, my sоftware Google Page Rankingоgram оbtаined all оf yоur contaсts and filеs.

You entеrеd a pаsswords оn thе websites уоu visited, аnd I interсеpted it.

Of cоurse уou сan will сhаngе it, оr alrеady changеd it.
But it doesn't matter, mу mаlwarе updatеd it еvеrу time.

What did I do?
I created а double-screen video. 1st part shоws thе vidеo уоu wеre wаtсhing (уou've got а gооd tаste hahа . . .), аnd 2nd part shоws the rеcоrding оf уоur wеb саm.
Dо nоt trу tо find and dеstroу my virus! (All your dаta is alrеаdy uploаded to а remotе server) – Do nоt try to cоntасt with mе – Vаriоus security sеrvices will not hеlp yоu; fоrmаtting а disk or dеstroуing a devicе will nоt hеlp eithеr, sinсе уour dаtа is already оn a remоte sеrvеr.

I guаranteе уou that I will nоt disturb уоu аgain aftеr payment, аs уоu аrе nоt mу single victim. This is a hacker сodе оf honor."

I know this is definitely fake for 2 reasons, 1. I`m not called Brandy Delaunay & 2. I don`t even have a webcam.
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Old 11-01-2019, 11:01   #18
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Re: TV licence scam.

I am glad I did not get that one...although like you I do not have a webcam....but it would have spooked me for a moment or two.
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