Phishing Scam Alert!! Lik-Sang.com - Out of Busine

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  1. Wishmaster
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    -- Phishing Scam Alert!! --

    Just want to warn you all that if you received an e-mail with the
    Subject: Lik-Sang.com - Out of Business refunds

    This is a phishing scam, it takes you to a site called ljk-sang.com where it asks you to enter your paypal login information.

    DO NOT enter it! It's a fake site.

    The body of the message is as follows:

    Dear valued customer,

    Your Login/Email is: xxxx@xxxx.com
    Your password is: ********

    As of today, Lik-Sang.com will not be in the position to accept any new orders and will cancel and refund all existing orders that have already been placed. Furthermore, Lik-Sang is working closely with banks and PayPal to refund any store credits held by the company, and the customer support department is taking care of any open transactions such as pending RMAs or repairs and shipping related matters. The staff of Lik-Sang will make sure that nobody will get hurt in the crossfire of this ordeal. To read the full article please visit: http://www.lik-sang.com/news.php?artc=3901

    Our records indicates you can retrieve an additional $ 9,99 USD refund in your PayPal account. In order to successfully retrieve the refund please confirm your existing PayPal account on this page. Please notice that the confirmation of your PayPal account is needed to have this refund send into your PayPal account.

    If your PayPal account is no longer active on this (xxxx@xxxx.com) address you will have to create a free PayPal account at: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_registration-run to retrieve this refund. Once your account is created and activated please confirm your account information at the above page.

    We feel very sorry for any inconvenience and trying to make all refunds to take place as soon as possible.

    Team Lik-Sang
     
  2. lagman

    Former Staff lagman I wish I was green.

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    [​IMG] What kind of ass can do something like this?

    I´d rather support a Nigerian prince [​IMG]
     
  3. Wishmaster
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  4. memyselfandi

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    lol... oh well.
     
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    Well...how would the phishing scammer know who to email? (ok maybe he got ahold of lik-sang's email database)

    Also www.ljk-sang.com redirects to www.lik-sang.com.

    I accidentally put in the wrong pass and the paypal page knew it was wrong. Then I put in the correct pass and it worked. So maybe it's legit?
     
  7. Wishmaster
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    Anyone can set up an address to redirect to anywhere.

    I put in fake passwords both times. The first time it doesn't work, the second time it did. Go figure..
     
  8. tama_mog

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    got it this morning as well, spotted the scam right away.
     
  9. Costello

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    well they actually bought OUR email database for $3,000 [​IMG] j/k

    about the paypal account check being fake or not, I think you might have made a mistake by giving your real password...
    because it's technically possible to check an account name & passwords validity even from a page that isn't on Paypal servers!
     
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    that's why we have internet explorer 7, now... =] it has some 'phishing' detectermabob... i don't use it coz i never really order online.
     
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    yea i think so too. i just changed my email and paypal password. stupid me [​IMG]
     
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    I entered my info and got $9,99 back (And I didn't even have this money left on my account!), but it wasn't deposited by Lik sang.com but by some guy from Nigeria..:S
    Stupid guys hehe [​IMG] I fouled them!
     
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    ljk-sang.com doesnt work for me
     
  14. titanium

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    yeah, go it this mornin' too. i really hope lik-sang.com didn't sell their
    account email database.

    spotted it pretty fast too. it's too bad that people will get ripped off because they trust lik-sang.
     

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