If you receive an email from "AFP" (or similar) with a "traffic infringement notice" - Do not open it. Delete it immediately. Even if you see it coming from a personal email address.
Carsales does NOT send SMS messages to customers asking them to confirm details or send 4 digit codes. If you receive a suspicious text message, do NOT click any links.
Fraudulent PayPal scam - using ‘Chris Carter’ with email address: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com - and other similar email addresses:
Fraudsters have been trying to access the 4 digit pin code used to verify mobile numbers.
Fraudsters are trying to convince buyers to pay through Amazon Payment Protection program.
Fraudsters are attempting to reach sellers by texting them from this number-+44 7937985879.
Last week saw the widespread reporting of a far-reaching security vulnerability nicknamed the 'Heartbleed bug'.
The heartbleed bug has given Fraudsters an opportunity to create new phishing scams and are sending fake ‘password reset’ emails.
Fraudsters are sending fake emails that look like they come from PayPal warning legal action.
Fraudsters sending fake emails pertaining to be the Carsales Network-advising buyers than an advertisement that has been withdrawn is now back and is genuine. This is not true. Do NOT proceed with the sale.
Security Measures - DO NOT enter any personal details. Carsales are NOT performing any maintenance of security measures.
Fraudsters are tricking sellers into thinking that their password has been reset and sending them to a phishing website to enter their login details. DO NOT click on the link and DO NOT enter any login details.
This email is being sent out by fraudsters to trick people into giving away their credit card details and account login details, through a phishing website, that looks like a Carsales login page. DO NOT enter any details. Carsales never sends emails with links or asks for account details to be updated.