View Full Version : 'BMW Security Dep’t’ alert: It’s a scam, BMW says

05-16-2007, 09:40 PM
May 1, 2007
You’ve probably gotten e-mails from the alleged daughter of the deposed oil minister of Togo who’d like to share her late dad’s gains if only you help her get it out of a locked-down bank account by providing just a few details about yourself and your bank account number. Now it’s BMW’s name that’s being used to entice people to respond via a misleading link and provide information that would cause you financial harm. BMW says e-mails have been sent in the name of the BMW Security Department or BMW Lottery Department, located in Great Britain, the Netherlands, or Canada, and many have copies of BMW logos. “This is a scam,” BMW (the real BMW) says.

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