Another Scam? !!

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My dear friend just received this in her email and asked me if she should open it. In the largest type I have, I told her NO WAY!! Report it as a scam to save others from the fate of losing money. Here it is for your professional opinions:


Amy: Old 2016 Check (Final Attempt)



January 6, 2018


This is our final attempt to reach you regarding a stimulus check from 2016 may still be OWED to you. Find out just how much you have coming your way and request it while you still can.









>> Claim Your Check >>


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Posted 10 months ago

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TM_Jabi

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Hello woodartisan55,

Thanks for bringing this to our attention! 

If you think that the website should be tagged as dangerous or must be blocked by the program, you can file for a reclassification request through the link below.
Submitting a URL or file reclassification request

We appreciate you reporting this type of cases here and it is a big help for us so we can improve more our program. 

Thank you and you have a great day! 

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Hi TM_Jabi. I don't have the exact website as I will not click it. But here's the heading in the above email sent to my friend:

Jack Brennen <jack@familybenefitsnetwork.co>

I attempted to submit it as you've written above, but it demanded the "HTTP or HTTPS" heading which I don't believe that I can get unless I personally go to the website - which I will not chance.

Thank you for your advice and perhaps Trend Micro can investigate this from the above info???

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Hello woodartisan55,

Apologies for the late reply. You can also right click on the link provided and then left click "Copy Link Address" for you to get the exact website without you even going to the website. Then once you have done that you can go to the support page that TM_Jabi has provided for you to see what is the rating of the website.

Let us know how it goes.

Thank you and have a great day!

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Thank you TM_JustineM. I've tried that and had the same result as previous: "...must start with HTTP...." which did not show when I right-clicked and copied the link and pasted it on the same "Submitting a URL..." form. YOU could always give the link a click and see if money is owed to YOU! You could perhaps be a millionaire and not know it!

Fat chance. As I told my friend in response: This will COST you money, not gain you some.

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Hello woodartisan55

As you can see on the picture below, we tried clicking on the link you sent above, we found out that the URL changes upon entering the website, we also tried checking it and it is still Untested.

If you wish to apply for a reclassification request, you can just copy the link for that website: 
http://poll.surveyvoicesresearch.com/?Flow=F2735ADF-3135-F020-DE46-ACCF5744012CC170F740&isPrePop...=

Make sure that you will not click on it directly, we just posted it here so that you can proceed with the request that you are about to do. You can also apply for reclassification through the link below. 
Site Safety Center



I hope this helps. 

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Hi TM_Jabi and TM_JustineM. Thank you for the help. I did submit this and it came back safe. Quite amazing as I was thinking this is surly a scam.
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Hello woodartisan55,

You are most welcome and we are glad that we were able to help! 

Do not hesitate to post again if you have concerns or questions in the future. 

Have a lovely day! 

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