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Agora Coronavirus Emails

March 27th, 2020

Publishing giant seizes on Americans’ concerns about their physical and financial well-being.

Emails from N.C.W.C. Inc.

November 22nd, 2019

In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that N.C.W.C., which markets auto service warranties provided by Palmer Administrative Services, sends misleading emails to consumers that bear the deceptive subject line “Important Hyundai service information” when the emails are actually advertisements for extended warranty coverage on automobiles. (George et al v. N.C.W.C., Inc. and

Maille Mustards

November 7th, 2019

In October 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Unilever for allegedly misleadingly representing that Maille mustards are made in France when, according to plaintiffs, the mustards are made in Canada. (Culver et al v. Unilever United States, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-9263, C. D. CA.)

Defenders, Inc. Emails

October 7th, 2019

In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Defenders, Inc. alleging that the company, which sells and installs home security systems, sends misleading emails to consumers. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the subject line of the emails state “Your ADT Monitored free* offer has arrived” while a lengthy disclosure in small font in the body

GNC Cyber Monday Email

November 26th, 2018

GNC email misleads consumers on when its Cyber Monday deals expire.

Yahoo Email

April 15th, 2015

Know the red flags of a spam email. Your personal information could very well be at risk.

Foreign Lottery Emails

June 4th, 2014

We received a spam email regarding a winning ticket to the Canada-UK Lottery. The FTC warns that many scam operators are based in Canada, which is where this email is claiming to originate from. It is illegal to participate in foreign lotteries, says the FTC. The agency warns: “If you play a foreign lottery —

You Have Exceeded the Email Quota Limit

October 18th, 2013

We were forwarded this suspicious looking e-mail that pretends to be from Google, telling you that you’ve exceeded the e-mail quota limit. Something is pretty fishy, considering that a quota is a limit to begin with, and it’s also not possible to exceed a limit by definition. Also this e-mail was sent to an

Junk Mail is Costly

June 13th, 2012

Ever wonder how much junk mail actually costs?  In just one state – Massachusetts, the estimated cost to cities and towns to dispose of the catalogs, flyers, phone books, and other junk mail that gets thrown away every day is $20 million annually.  And to make matters worse, sixty-five percent of the 308,000 tons of

Checking Out the “Check Into This” E-mail

May 15th, 2012

This e-mail links to a fake news site promoting a work-at-home scheme. From: — Subject: Check this out Date: May 10, 2012 To: —   this is intense you should check this out

Watch Out for E-mails Seeking Foreign Business Partners

May 8th, 2012

Any e-mail claiming to need a foreign partner should set off your scam-dar. For more information on business opportunities, click here. From: “David Jacob” Sent: Friday, May 4, 2012 10:50:23 AM Subject: Respected friendRespected friend   How are you? I hope everything is alright with you ? My name is David Jacob. my purpose of

E-mail Alert: Does Ghana Have $8 million to Give You?

May 8th, 2012

Sorry, the Vice President of Ghana doesn’t really want to give you $8 million out of the blue. The tip-offs? Poor grammar, request for nonsensical “RED SEALED stamp fee” of $550, and random inclusion of photoshopped passport (which they claim the recipient has requested). Do not reply. Do not send money. From: “vice president john

Junk E-mail & Spam Filters

October 21st, 2011

Sending thousands or millions of e-mails takes little effort and costs spammers almost nothing.  The cost to consumers, however, is huge; not just in the time it takes us to wade through…

How to Keep Your Mailbox from Overflowing

October 14th, 2011

With landfills overfilling and the rise of both the internet and the green movement, it’s amazing how much unsolicited mail still arrives in mailboxes on a daily basis. 

Inovio Pharmaceuticals

March 27th, 2020

Claims about the development of a coronavirus vaccine are at the center of a class-action lawsuit.

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