Thestar : MAIL SCAMS STOOP TO NEW LOW

[u]MAIL SCAMS STOOP TO NEW LOW[/u]
URL: http://star-techcentral.com/tech/story.asp?file=/2006/2/6/technology/13313951&sec=technology

PETALING JAYA: Get-rich quick e-mail scams that solicit small amounts of money purportedly in exchange for large returns are not new to Internet users in the country. However, fraudsters have recently upped the ante by manipulating names of some local law enforcement agencies in a bid to convince unsuspecting e-mail recipients of their legitimacy, said the Malaysian Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT). In its latest quarterly security report