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UPS Scam Virus Targets Former Pastor of First Baptist Church

According to news published by ChurchSolutions on October 27, 2008, 65-year-old Ed Johnson former pastor of First Baptist Church situated in Ocala, US, lost about $10,000 to online thieves in October 2008. This happened when a virus filched Johnson's credit card details after rapaciously hijacking his internet banking accounts.

The reports also disclosed that the virus hacked 5 credit accounts of Johnson, including 2 private credit cards, 1 corporate credit card and 2 bank debit cards. With these stolen accounts, the unknown thieves made purchases at Wal-Marts, Tractor Supply Company stores and gas stations.

The Sheriff's Office said that Johnson's computer received virus from an e-mail he believed to be from the United Parcel Service. The e-mail informed the former pastor a...

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