Phishing email that knows your address

April 6, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

A new type of phishing email that includes the recipient’s home address has been received by thousands of people, according to the BBC. Members of the BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours team were among those who received the scam emails, claiming they owed hundreds of pounds to UK firms. The firms involved have been inundated with phone calls from worried members of the public. One security expert warned clicking on the link would install […]

Police Issue Warning Over Email Scam

August 1, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire Police have issued a warning after a report of an attempted email scam in the County.  The warning comes after a local resident received an email from a man claiming to have been hired as a hit man to kill him.  The sender demanded $3,000 to call off the arrangement. Lincolnshire Police are hoping to raise awareness of the scam to prevent any potential victims. Detective Sergeant Ian Jarman, Head of the Economic Crime […]

Updated Email Newsletter Available

March 1, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

The fortnightly Spilsby Online newsletter has been improved. The newsletter, sent out automatically every fortnight details the latest news that has happened in the preceding fortnight as well as a list of some of the upcoming events from around the Spilsby area.  The newsletter highlights community news submitted by the community for the community, as well as community events. The email is free to sign up to, and can be easily opted out of if […]