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  2. Protect yourself from internet scams - AOL Help

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    If you get an email providing you a PIN number and an 800 or 888 number to call, this a scam to try and steal valuable personal info. These emails will often ask you to call AOL at the number provided, provide the PIN number and will ask for account details including your password. AOL will NEVER ask for your password and would not ask you to ...

  3. Identify legitimate AOL websites, requests, and ... - AOL Help

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    • Fake email addresses - Malicious actors sometimes send from email addresses made to look like an official email address but in fact is missing a letter(s), misspelled, replaces a letter with a lookalike number (e.g. “O” and “0”), or originates from free email services that would not be used for official communications.

  4. Straight Talk: Don't fall for Facebook scam that targets ...

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    Never send your login information to someone via email or Facebook Messenger. If you entered your login credentials into a fake form, change your password immediately.

  5. BBB Scam Alert: New Facebook phishing scam scares page ... - AOL

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    The latest social media scam is another phishing scheme designed to scare Facebook users into sharing their login credentials. Don't be fooled. ... For premium support please call: 800-290-4726 ...

  6. Here's how to spot a scam online - AOL

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    Some examples: They say they've noticed suspicious activity or log-in attempts on your account. They claim there’s a problem with your account or your payment information. They say you need to ...

  7. Use AOL Certified Mail to confirm legitimate AOL emails

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    If you're ever concerned about the legitimacy of these emails, just check to see if there's a green "AOL Certified Mail" icon beside the sender name. When you open the email, you'll also see the Certified Mail banner above the message details. When you get a message that seems to be from AOL, but it doesn't have those 2 indicators, and it isn't ...

  8. List of scams - Wikipedia

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    Get-rich-quick schemes. Get-rich-quick schemes are extremely varied; these include fake franchises, real estate "sure things", get-rich-quick books, wealth-building seminars, self-help gurus, sure-fire inventions, useless products, chain letters, fortune tellers, quack doctors, miracle pharmaceuticals, foreign exchange fraud, Nigerian money scams, fraudulent treasure hunts, and charms and ...

  9. How to spot phishing scams and keep your info safe - AOL

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    They say they've noticed suspicious activity or log-in attempts on your account. They claim there’s a problem with your account or your payment information. They say you need to submit certain ...