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BEWARE OF ONLINE $CAMS THIS TIME OF YEAR!

Phoebe and I want to pass on a warning about a couple of persistent online scams. They both come as emails into your inbox. The first one looks something like this:
Subject: PAYMENT NOTICE
To: to
From: WesternUnion
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2015 07:49:56 +0800 Your transaction of 1.5 Million has been approved by UNITED NATIONS (UN) in the on going poverty alleviation program 2015.via Western Union Net-Spend Master Card, Send your receiving details to Mrs Jennie lee at helpdeskun@qq.com to file for claims SPECIAL NOTICE : All E-mail response should be sent to helpdeskun@qq.com for confirmation and payment approval Or Call 24 hours Helpline @+601-6254-3857 or 00601-6254-3857 for any inquiries on the above message. Yours truly Barnes Anna For Western Union Payout centre
Notice that the TO: line doesn't have my email address in it. This means it is being sent to many people other than me. The other red flag is that it involves Western Union. Although it is a good place to receive/send mone…