Scam Watch - June 2

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• What was the country code for Palau has become a scammers' favourite. URLs ending in .pw have been used in more scams over the past month, according to security corporation Symantec. Around Mother's Day, bogus offers of gifts were circulated and a survey offered a gift card if people handed over their personal details. Other .pw scams included emails with subject lines "how to sell your timeshare" and "refinance today, save tomorrow".

- Herald on Sunday

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