Warning passed on from other group!
- This warning was posted on another non-ufo group I am a member of,
I post it here in good faith - please pass it on,
I just wanted to give you the head's up. There's a crazy spammer
trying to steal people's groups and accounts. DON'T fall for this
scam! I just
received this email
and it sounds pretty convincing. A copy of the email I received this
below so you can see
what is written. Do not fall for this. Never give out your password
email, or anything else
for that matter, via email. If this was legit, Yahoo would already
Here are the names to watch out for:
These are all the same person and all are blank Yahoo profiles. It's
deranged idiot who is trying to get people's info. If by chance you
emails from any of these names...REPORT it to abuse@...
You may want to keep an eye on your junk mail folder as that's where
person's messages usually go to.
Here's a copy of the email I received this morning:
Yahoo Community Monitor says: Yahoo Group Managers have been
receiving a few
complaints about your
group. I am required to join your site and monitor it for about one
will not do anything to
damage or ruin your site, I am only required to monitor it. The only
required of you is to
accept my application and make me a Manager of your group for the
time I am
there. If you cannot
meet these requirements, Yahoo will have to shut your accounts
your password to:
ticatgal@... it will be kept safe.
Please be careful of this. Again, do not give out your password to
email. If you ever
get a request like this and you're unsure, call the company that is
the info to verify
that it is real and legit.
And you might want to crosspost this to others that you know that
Groups, not just owners
but members as well, so others don't fall for this.