Gift Card Scam

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Gift Card Scam

Postby Jim Sheppard » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:57 am

Be advised, someone is contacting people posing as an officer of the Association and asking that Gift Cards be purchased...etc, etc. It seems they have simply copied information from our "Contact Officers" page and circulated the scam to as many email addresses they can find on the website. Common sense should tell you that none of our officers would make such a simply ignore/delete the message. Below is a copy of the message I received...supposedly from Jimmy Segars. The same message has also been sent (Supposedly) from other Association Officers.

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Mon, 6 Jan 2020 15:24:33 -0800 (PST)


Are you available? I need you to get some gift cards we have charity donations to make. I will provide you with the type of gift cards and amount of each. let me know if you can get this done.Get back to me with your mail address and cell number for proper documentation for your reimbursement ASAP.


Jim Segars
2323 Half Section Line Road
Albertville, AL 35950
(256) 878-7437
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Re: Gift Card Scam

Postby RJ_Smith » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:05 pm

Wow... customized, targeted phishing with a bit of social engineering... I'm flattered :roll:
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