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"Why did you Block me on Whatsapp" Fake Messages Being Sent by Scammers

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"Why did you Block me on Whatsapp" Fake Messages Being Sent by Scammers

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Online users who have received emails like the one below, with a message asking why they have blocked the sender on WhatsApp, should delete the email messages or flag them as spam so that they are automatically sent to their spam/junk folder. This is because the messages are being sent by scammers to trick the recipients into responding and subsequently asking them to visit malicious websites that will infect their computers or mobile devices with malware. Or, to visit phishing websites that steal personal information, online account credentials, and financial information.

Sample of the Fake Email Message

From: Emily G.E <Emily@fafiguai.net>

Date: Monday, July 3, 2017

Subject: Bc

Hey!

Why did you block me on Whatsapp?! I am hurt.

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  • June 5, 2019 at 4:37 PM by an anonymous user from New York, United States

    I got it and replied. What to do now?

    remove

    • June 5, 2019 at 6:35 PM by info

      Just be careful going forward, the scammer will attempt to phish information from you, but just ignore them. Other scammers may also contact you and attempt to trick you into sending them money for lottery or some other fake service or event.

      remove

  • January 16, 2019 at 6:28 AM by an anonymous user from Earley, England, United Kingdom

    got a few of them and was close to check what was going on. Glad, I saw this website. Thanks!

    remove

  • January 27, 2018 at 10:56 PM by an anonymous user from West Chicago, Illinois, United States

    I got it and I don't even have whatsapp

    remove

    • February 12, 2018 at 8:08 PM by an anonymous user from Lakewood, Ohio, United States

      Same, lol, that’s how to tell it’s a scam.

      remove

  • January 13, 2018 at 1:42 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "Carolee"<BYPT@BYPT.cnn.com>

    Date: January 3, 2018 at 10:40:02 PM MST

    Subject: Why!!

    Reply-To: <news@hoppericus.com>;<news@boggi.com>;<news@brianebarry.it>

    Why did you block me on Whatsapp?! I am hurt."

    remove

  • January 9, 2018 at 8:43 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Carole<bnExHdSK@Yj192xSiV472.I2FY4XLXC5U.websitewelcome.com>

    Date: January 5, 2018 at 2:52:07 PM EST

    Subject: Yesenia, Why did you block me!!

    Reply-To: <reply@powersuit.host>

    Hey! Why did you block me on Whatsapp?! I am hurt."

    remove

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"Why did you Block me on Whatsapp" Fake Messages Being Sent by Scammers