Linked Questions

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If I have given my bank details to someone by email what should I do now? [duplicate]

I have given someone my bank account details including my home address and phone number by email, supposedly so that money can be transferred into my account. I am now quite sure this is a scam. ...
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2answers
120k views

I gave a scammer my name and address; what can they do with that information? [duplicate]

I accidentally gave my name and address to a scammer. What can I do? Is that bad? What can they do with that information?
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1answer
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I gave a scammer my address, full name, and phone number. What can they do? [duplicate]

It was for a job as a personal assistant. She is sending me a check. I am suppose to buy some to toys for an orphanage and deduct my check from it. Now I am scared about what can they do with the ...
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2answers
8k views

A scammer has my full name, address, age, occupation and s photo of my ID. What do I do [duplicate]

A scammer has my full name, address, age, occupation and s photo of my ID. What do I do This is the email I received “Dear Friend Thanks for your mail, sorry for my late response. I have read ...
2
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1answer
397 views

I gave my personal details to a clairvoyant who happens to be a scammer, what are the consequences that awaits? [duplicate]

Please don't judge me for believing stuff like horoscopes and astrology, though I did not send any amount nor my bank account number. But she knows my birthday, full name and address. What could ...
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1answer
1k views

I provided personal information to a scam survey. What's my risk? [duplicate]

I filled out this survey to win a something. Then realized it was a scam. Felt really dumb. Anyhow, I gave my email, name, phone number and address. What can the do with the information I gave them?
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1answer
418 views

My information was stolen… do I have to be worried? [duplicate]

Yesterday someone got into my steam account and stole my full address, my full name and an old phone number that is out of service. I am 17 and living in Canada and I was wondering what can happen to ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I protect myself if a scammer has my name, email, state and birthdate? [duplicate]

I gave a scammer my first and last name, gmail and birthdate. How can I protect myself from credit card and loan theft?
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1answer
389 views

I accidentally gave out my name, home address, email address, phone number, and my DOB [duplicate]

Will anything go wrong??? I'm so scared... I can't even sleep anymore.. It was a phone call telling me about some kind of benefit I gave out my name, address, phone number, DOB, and email address and ...
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0answers
199 views

Gave my full name, age, office address and mobile number to a probable scammer [duplicate]

What's the worst that can happen if I have given my name, office address, age and mobile number to a person who was most probably a scammer? I'm still not sure, it was scam, because emails were very ...
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0answers
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Internationa Grant Fraud scam [duplicate]

I got an text from a "friend" her photo visible stating she got a substantial amount of money from an international monetary fund project to help seniors, retirees, unemployed, etc. Just had to ...
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Gave a scammer my full name, address, and email [duplicate]

I am usually very good about realizing a scam but this one got me. I had put a listing on poshmark and received a message back about someone wanting to buy it to please email them to their personnal ...