More Fake Invoice Scam Examples

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The 8 On Your Side team continues to hear from multiple viewers daily about the bogus bill scam. A recent example addressed to “dear customer” tells the recipient that they have been charged $463. There is a phone number to call in case of problems. Another bogus invoice shows charges of $970 for a computer and briefcase. There is a link to pay. News 8 has also learned that a viewer received a text message claiming her Netflix account had not been paid. She replied to the message and her bank account was compromised. The fake bill scam is designed to trick the victim into responding to stop the charges. The scammers are hoping you have so much going on in your life that you’re not sure which bill is paid and which isn’t. Fake invoices use the names of all kinds of companies and products. To avoid being scammed, keep good personal records of your purchases and check with your bank or credit card company to see if you have in fact been charged for any fees.

The 8 On Your Side team continues to hear from multiple viewers daily about the bogus bill scam.

A recent example addressed to “dear customer” tells the recipient that they have been charged $463. There is a phone number to call in case of problems.

Another bogus invoice shows charges of $970 for a computer and briefcase. There is a link to pay.

News 8 has also learned that a viewer received a text message claiming her Netflix account had not been paid. She replied to the message and her bank account was compromised.

The fake bill scam is designed to trick the victim into responding to stop the charges.

The scammers are hoping that you have so much going on in your life that you don’t know which bill is paid and which isn’t.

Fake invoices use the names of all kinds of companies and products.

To avoid being scammed, keep good personal records of your purchases and check with your bank or credit card company to see if you have in fact been charged for any fees.

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