Scam of the Day 8th May 2016 – Who Is Amy?

Scam of the Day 8th May 2016 – Who Is Amy?

Over the last few months, emails have started turning up in many of my honeypot email addresses (and have been forwarded to me by other people) claiming to be from a woman called Amy (amongst other names), such as the one below received today:

From: Amyxamyx783529289@9askxglrubr.levyassist.com

hey hun, wanting? to meet up? shoot me a txt sometime. 1-434-658-2576

xoxo amy

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They all have different phone numbers and are spammed from different spoofed email addresses.

A text sent to one of the numbers from a safe anonymous phone gets a response that tries to sign the victim up to a dodgy dating site using their credit card. If you enter your card details then who knows who may have access to them or what they will do with them.