FW: Your Photos Scam

email 150x150 FW: Your Photos ScamRecently my work email has been filling up with spam. Despite the BBB’s strong firewall, filters, and other security, I’m getting two or three emails a day from various strangers with the subject “Fw: Your Photos.”

Inside it just says “Hi, Your Photos” or sometimes “Good Day Your Photos,” and gives a link for me to (NOT) click on. The links this morning went to different websites and the emails were from:

  • mehrdad@starmarino.net
  • rkaushik@jindalinds.com
  • richard@kellak.com
  • yvonna@vca.com
  • enzo@saltek.com

but they’re different every time. I noticed that the links inside the emails all went to websites starting with http:// instead of the safer https://.

If you get these spam and scam emails, please delete them or forward to www.ic3.gov, the FBI’s Internet Crime Center.

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About Holly Doering

Holly Doering has worked for the Better Business Bureau Serving Eastern Washington, North Idaho, and Montana for half a decade. Her areas of expertise include the CORE Values Program (Character, Optimism, Respect, Ethics) for Teens and Charity Review as well as writing and editing. Prior to that, she has written for two newspapers, a local magazine, and taught English at the community college. She is the proud author of a short story in ZYZZYVA literary magazine and has had good luck publishing lots of poetry. Each year she rolls up her sleeves and wades into the autumn Nanowrimo writing madness and has several unfinished novels to her credit.