Email Scams

The most common form of electronic communication is also one of the most common avenues for scammers as email scams have been running for decades. 

Some have become part of pop culture, including the infamous Nigerian prince scam – a form of inheritance scam, promising free money for vital information, one of the oldest phishing scams – and others.


Email Scams: List Below

Email scams have gotten even more sophisticated, including Amazon scam email messages that really appear to be from Amazon. 

Apple ID email scams are common as well, with the millions of users of iPhones and other Apple products across the globe. 

New email scams are arising every day, so keep your eyes open and watch this space to learn about them as they develop. See below:

February 16, 2021
NortonLockLife email scam

NortonLifeLock Email

Watch out for a new NortonLifeLock Email Scam happening these days. It is a "NortonLifeLock Security 1 Year Subscription Pending" message.
December 31, 2020
capella bioscience scam

Capella BioScience Scam

Beware of the Capella BioScience scam. If you have received an email from Steve Holmes at, be careful.
October 1, 2020
google subpoena

Google Subpoena Email

Beware of a fake Google subpoena scam going around the web. It comes as an email featuring a subpoena notice from Google. See how it works here:
September 29, 2020
HM Courts & Tribunal Service

HM Courts & Tribunal Service Email

Beware of a new email circulating in the United Kingdom, known as the HM Court & Tribunal Service Scam, aka the fake Penalty Charge Notice.
January 2, 2021
icloud locked email scam

iCloud Locked Email

Watch out for the iCloud Locked email scam. The subject lines are: "Apple ID alert" or "iCloud ID".
September 7, 2020

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September 5, 2020

Vince Camuto Email

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September 5, 2020

Sole Society Legal Action Email

Sole Society Legal Action Email: How The Scam Works Sole Society is a well-known company that designs and sells women […]
August 12, 2020

Fake Zoom Meeting Invite

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August 12, 2020

Law Firm Copyright Email

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August 12, 2020

TV Licensing Email

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August 12, 2020

Why Inheritance Scams Are Still Happening

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August 12, 2020 Subscription Email

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August 12, 2020

Undelivered Email

Undelivered Email Scam: How It Works Beware of a new-old email scam that is going around this week: the […]
August 12, 2020

BMW Lottery Winning Notification

BMW Lottery Winning Scam: How It Works Thousands of people around the world have been receiving these days an email […]
August 12, 2020

GoDaddy Account Verification Email

GoDaddy Account Verification Scam: How It Works If you are the owner of a website hosted by GoDaddy, watch […]
August 12, 2020

Walmart Email Gift Card

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