SMS Scam: Roaming Number Charges, Send 200 to 808 Scam

Got this sms spam and scam… Basically it says that my account was charged with 200 pesos because I called and texted a roaming number. And to cancel this 200 pesos “charged” to my account, I need to send message to 808 containing a specified number (09120009743 in my case) <space> 200, and reply to… Continue reading SMS Scam: Roaming Number Charges, Send 200 to 808 Scam

Sam Mendoza SMS Scam 2015… Still alive and kicking

I receive several reports that a certain Sam is making some SMS Scam rounds again this year. Background: Several years ago I created a blog post awareness about an SMS Scam featuring one Sam Mendoza. She patterned it from a similar scam a year before (the Marie Velasco SMS Scam in 2009). That blog post… Continue reading Sam Mendoza SMS Scam 2015… Still alive and kicking

My Open Letter to Mr. BASHAM MARLIZA of BOA

I got a letter from Basham Marliza. He claims to be a Manager of Bank of Africa. Because I am very helpful <and insert other adjectives here> today I am posting my reply here in my blog. Original Letter: FROM MR. BASHAM MARLIZA (B.O.A)BANK BILL AND EXCHANCE MANAGER FOREING NITERNATIONALE DEPT OUAGADOUGOU BURKINA FASO WEST… Continue reading My Open Letter to Mr. BASHAM MARLIZA of BOA