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petegz28 07-18-2013 11:28 AM

EMAIL FRAUD ALERT!!!
 
FYI, seems someone got some of my Wife's personal info and created an e-mail account on live.com and so far seems to be spamming Mortgage sites as I am receiving a rash of calls about my refi inquiry. Doesn't seem to be much beyond that so far. We have taken the typical precautions of calling the Credit Bureau's and what no but wanted to pass this along to everyone should you be victim of the same issues.

tooge 07-18-2013 11:30 AM

your wife needs to quit looking at youngmaleporn.com

Donger 07-18-2013 11:30 AM

Thanks for sharing this important information.

jd1020 07-18-2013 11:30 AM

Good story.

First time I've ever heard of info being stolen. I'll have to watch out from now on, but I'm not sure what I'm suppose to watch out for.

Ace Gunner 07-18-2013 11:34 AM

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Originally Posted by jd1020 (Post 9819116)
Good story.

First time I've ever heard of info being stolen. I'll have to watch out from now on, but I'm not sure what I'm suppose to watch out for.

i think the spams

jd1020 07-18-2013 11:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Buzz_TinBalls (Post 9819128)
i think the spams

Can't say I've ever tried that stuff. I usually walk right passed it when I'm shopping, so I'm good.

Count Zarth 07-18-2013 11:48 AM

it's a pete thread

QuikSsurfer 07-18-2013 11:50 AM

http://i.minus.com/i6bnCnKvHrTOS.gif

Fish 07-18-2013 12:18 PM

http://img832.imageshack.us/img832/7290/9geg.jpg

Canofbier 07-18-2013 12:23 PM

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/CArWivYt208" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

unlurking 07-18-2013 12:54 PM

More likely someone you know signed her up at LendingTree.com or some similar service. As far as I know, you don't need much real information. As soon as you hit submit the data provided is accessed by dozens of local vendors who then swarm to be the first to contact you.

petegz28 07-18-2013 01:09 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by unlurking (Post 9819248)
More likely someone you know signed her up at LendingTree.com or some similar service. As far as I know, you don't need much real information. As soon as you hit submit the data provided is accessed by dozens of local vendors who then swarm to be the first to contact you.

That thought had crossed my mind but I have also heard of marketing scams that do this is as well. I was just passing on the info in case others get hit with the same.

DaveNull 07-18-2013 02:19 PM

<img src="http://www.gigatonne.com/pic/tell-lies.jpg">

Hog Farmer 07-18-2013 04:41 PM

Dear Pete, Tell your wife those emails from nigeria are scams.

TribalElder 07-18-2013 04:47 PM

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/XFeFalIFmOM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


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