?Fake email from no_reply@libertyreserve.

India
May 20, 2012 12:42pm CST
I have just received an email from no_reply@libertyreserve with subject as ‘Get 200 % return in 5 days.’ Earlier I had received an email from justbeenpaid stating that I won a reward of 150 usd. Out of curiosity I opened that mail and suspecting it as a fake email, I placed a query on mylot and also informed the authority of justbeenpaid. I was warned by both the mylotters and the authority of justbeenpaid not to open such emails as they might contain viruses which would reveal all my secret documents to the scammers who are behind this sort of fake emails. So this time, I did not dare to open that mail. Am I right in my decision? In this context, I would like to mention that I have just received an email from justbeenpaid as the second reminder which also has been immediately deleted by me. What I apprehend now is that such fake emails would now routinely be sent by those scammers. Is not it?
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7 responses
@petersum (4526)
• United States
20 May 12
Justbeenpaid do send a lot of garbage emails - none of which are worth reading! They are a typical agressive marketing company. So it isn't surprising that scammers will latch onto that name. Liberty Reserve are quite different. They NEVER send emails normally. Paypal send garbage emails quite regularly and they really do have to be carefully watched! Multiple email addresses is the key to safety. Scammers will always pick the wrong one!
• India
20 May 12
But how the scammers can come to know the email addresses of us. I personally do not disclose my email address to any one, it is given only to those sites where I am bound to give. Then it is revealed to those nasty scammers? Is there any illegal nexus between the scammers and the authorities of those sites where I am bound to give my email address?
@camalich (1119)
• Spain
20 May 12
This has apsolutely nothing to do with JBP itself. I have friends that have received that email and are not JBP members. I also now people who are not members of Liberty Reserve and have received the fake email from LR about earning 200% of their investment or whatever... It's just that your email has been sold or stolen and now you are being spammed, very simple.
@petersum (4526)
• United States
20 May 12
None of these emails come from JBP or LR or any other legitimate site. That is how email works - you just need ANY source address, whose doesn't matter. An email can be sent "from" anywhere! It called an anonymous mailer! Mylot could give your email address away. I hope they wouldn't do that, but they could if they wanted to! Anyone can sell your address!
@inertia4 (26913)
• United States
22 May 12
I stay away from Liberty Reserve. I actually signed up with them once and then when I wanted to go into my account, it told me that my log in information was invalid. So I just gave up on them. Also, I had an AlertPay account and they recently changed their name to Payza, but I had money in there and I tried to have it put into my bank account, it refused telling me they no longer do bank transfers from the U.S. So I requested a check. That was two weeks ago and I have never gotten my money. So, now I will not trust any of those payment sites except PayPal.
@camalich (1119)
• Spain
22 May 12
How is that that payza does not transfer money to your bank account? Never heard about that before.... How is this possible?
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@inertia4 (26913)
• United States
26 May 12
What happened was simple. I went in there to transfer my balance to my bank account. When I went into the section to do that, a notice came up saying they no longer transfer funds to America. So I had to request a check. I also have never received that. So I gave yo on AlertPay / Payza.
@SinfulRose (3524)
• Davao, Philippines
21 May 12
I suggest recording important e-mail addresses in your contacts. That way, you whitelist those e-mails you wanted to receive and the others, you can see them as junk. It is always important to monitor the sender's address before anything else. It's the first step to having a secure account. What I am doing right now is since I have multiple accounts, I have a central account that I always open but never give to others. The only purpose of this account is to acquire all important mails from my e-mails, and send mails under another e-mail address. The other e-mail addresses I have are those that I use to filter out what is junk and--send to my central address--those what I need and want.
@veejay19 (3592)
• India
21 May 12
I too received similar mails from both sites.I went on JBP site and immediately found a warning from them that some scammers had started sending these mails to members.They have asked us not to open the mails and that they never send such mails to members.I have received several mails from LR which i have routinely deleted.
@mervyn07 (437)
• Singapore
21 May 12
Thanks for sharing to prevent anyone from getting scam But the offer is too good to be true, usually I will just delete away. I also have email from PayPal but I ignore and also write to PayPal. PayPal reply that they did not send such email. So everyone , please be careful of what you are opening
@aerous (13475)
• Philippines
20 May 12
Yup! You've done the right thing, friend. Even me I don't open those things because i have no such account that is why I know those are kind of scheming people around the internet
@ASHUDEEP (1774)
• India
20 May 12
yes friend now these types of emails sent daily because their are one main reason behind this .some innocent or greedy persons easily struck in their trap and enter their payment information's and then they steal all their money and people got scammed many people lost their all money by this method of scammers and they got good money from these kind of people and continue sending more and more emails .