foursquare spam

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Madeleine's picture
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I have been inundated with spam emails claiming all these different people have accepted my 'friend' request on foursquare. Not sure what the scam is, but they are definitely spam emails.

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It happens here too-drives me crazy cause I would be busy doing something and running to the phone for no one being their INFURIATING!!!

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 It's pretty easy to fake ("spoof") email addresses and/or phone numbers these days.  We have been getting calls for weeks from 'Calvary Baptist Church' - mostly hangups but both times it has come through they have been telemarketing credit card processing services.  DH asked why they had that callerid - the caller had no idea that it was even showing up.  Dialing back the number gets a disconnected message.

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I've never used Foursquare and I am getting the same spam.

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Me, either. So I tried to log in using the email addy that the spam was being sent to and got an error msg that no account with the email was set up.

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Madeleine wrote:

Me, either. So I tried to log in using the email addy that the spam was being sent to and got an error msg that no account with the email was set up.

I get that with "dead air" phone calls. If I do a *69 to get the number and call back, I get a message it is a number not in service. It just called me! but it is not in service. I sometimes get 4 to 6 dead air calls per day.

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dang, why does that keep happening?

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 Just in today - spam links on Pinterest 

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