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Trading Standards Officials Caution about Fresh E-mail Scams

People inhabiting Warrington, UK based Wigan Council have recently been cautioned of a fraudulent e-mail that promises a job opportunity, according to Wigan Council Trading Standards, thus published leighjournal.co.uk dated September 22, 2014.

Indeed it was when a Wigan local, who received the e-mail, reported to the council's Trading Standards that the potential scam became evident.

The e-mail asserting as getting sent from one recruitment firm situated in USA told the Wigan local that it had perused her curriculum vitae online and wished for employing her to one work-from-residence job. But, actually she hadn't at all posted her CV online, therefore, became suspicious leading her to inform Trading Standards about the matter.

Trading Standards substantiated the e-mail was a fraud as well as that a response to it by the local would have followed with the supposed recruitment firm asking for money prior to getting her the work.

Manager of Trading Standards Julie Middlehurst stated that it was being urged to all who were recipients of an uninvited electronic mail for being extremely cautious since there were many of those kinds of fraudulent electronic mails getting dispatched to unwitting Internauts of Wigan that clearly attempted at conning them off their precious cash. Leighjournal.co.uk published this.

Middlehurst states that real employment offers don't direct to pay money ahead of recruitment.

Meanwhile, similar as Wigan Council Trading Standards, Trading Standards officials of north-west England situated Lancashire County too are alerting residents of one fresh e-mail scam that's distributing malware-tainted messages.

These scam e-mails circulating in the County encourage recipients to click one attached file that supposedly has details about things they've recently bought. The 'sender's' e-mail id in the messages also appear authentic.

But Janice Hanson, Cabinet Member for public protection of Lancashire County Council stated that the e-mails were crafted for exploiting people's curiosity as well as for so duping them that they would move on to opening the attachment. Burnleycitizen.co.uk published this dated September 15, 2014.

Hanson advised everyone who got an e-mail regarding any buying he/she didn't recognize alternatively knew of, to not view the attachment rather just delete the message.

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