I received an email scam asking me to help someone move 4.5 million dollars from a foreign country promising to give me 18% of said money. I'm worried someone will fall for this. Where can I report this scam before someone gets burned?
These emails are unfortunately quite numerous today. If you are particularly worried about them and want to take down the mail servers and Web sites responsible for them, you can report them to the
Anti-Phishing Working Group
. Alternatively, you can forward
emails to the
. Both organizations work to get blatant phishing sites taken off line, and compile statistics about the scourge of phishing.
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