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#1 Posted : 14 March 2024 18:33:46
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Hi All, Blink

I have today received an email which my system put into SPAM.

Having read the email (system disabled links and pictures)it is a scam. It doesn`t include all the Fanhome details at the bottom of the email as is usual. The phone number they quote is also unknown when checked via Google.

DO NOT access any part of this email should you receive it and only contact Fanhome/Deag via the information on your printed invoices that come with your deliveries.

STAY SAFE


Regards
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#2 Posted : 14 March 2024 18:59:30
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Hi All,

Reference the initial post:

It was relevant to the already notified delay on the ET subscription.

I have just received confirmation that this is a legitimate email from my contacts in Deag/Fanhome, but you can never be to safe.

I therefore apologise if I scared anyone. My thoughts are better to stop people making a potential mistake and then apologise for the error afterwards.

Sorry, Blushing Blushing

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delboy271155
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GilShapley
#3 Posted : 14 March 2024 19:37:58

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Hi Derek

You are just doing your job. There are enough scammers out there and we all have to be super cautious for those "dubious" Emails

Keep up the good work

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#4 Posted : 14 March 2024 22:46:15

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Seconded!BigGrin
Well done for jumping in with the first warning, as you said, better safe than sorry!
Our worst scams come from the telephone rather than emails, one thing I do if the number is not a known one is to say nothing when answering the phone - if the call is legitimate the caller will speak first but if its a dodgy call centre phoning a lot of numbers at the same time the computer will latch on to the first human voice and cancel all the others! Doesn't always work of course but if not the Telephone Preference Service quote usually gets rid of them!BigGrin
Good work anyway!

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#5 Posted : 14 March 2024 23:16:16

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Good work Derek

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#6 Posted : 15 March 2024 10:18:37

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Regarding 'phone scams, if you're unsure of a call, NEVER answer any questions with the word 'yes'.
If it's a scam, the caller will keep trying to get you to say yes.
They use your voice as a way of getting money etc, then claim that YOU did it. They even have your voice saying yes to whatever they have done...
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Well done for being on the alert, Derek.
As you say, better safe the sorry.
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#8 Posted : 16 March 2024 10:43:18

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I think it is getting very difficult to know what is and isn’t legit these days. If you hold the senders email address, ie if it says FanHome for example, it usually gives the underlying real email address. If it is something obscure, it is highly likely a scam.
Well done Derek, we are all on alert.LOL

Mark
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