AudioGon scam?

Not sure where to post your Carver topic... Try here.
Post Reply
User avatar
Posts: 2646
Joined: Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:46 am

AudioGon scam?

Post by Don » Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:53 am

FYI-Received this e-mail from Morrow Audio. Here is the cut and paste:

Dear fellow audiophiles,

I just received an email, apparently from
AudioGon, but it is not. It is an attempt to
steal your login information.

I felt it my duty to warn my customers and friends.

It says "Notice: AudioGon account restricted".
There is then a link to click that looks like it takes you
to their site, where you log in. Do not do it! It is a scam.
You can tell because of the URL, which is not AudioGon. The scammer
will steal your information, or change the password, selling bogus
items under your name.

Please pass the word to your friends...

Mike Morrow,
Morrow Audio
To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.
— Thomas Paine

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value" Albert Einstein

"Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them". Charlie Reese

"The problems we face today exist because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living." Brad Shurett

"Kindness is a language that the Deaf can hear and the Blind can see." Mark Twain


User avatar
Posts: 4491
Joined: Tue Nov 11, 2003 3:31 am
Location: The Mars Hotel

Re: AudioGon scam?

Post by F1nut » Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:45 pm

Thanks for the heads up.
Political Correctness...defined

A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.

In a recent press conference, President Obama remarked, "If I had a city, it would look just like Detroit."

User avatar
Posts: 1770
Joined: Sun Sep 11, 2011 12:17 pm
Location: Wherever the voices in my head take me

Re: AudioGon scam?

Post by Shortcake » Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:19 pm

I would apply the "do not click" to any link you get in an email stating they are from forums, or other sites you belong to.

Always go direct tot he site using the url you always use and check for messages.

Most websites know there are spammers and scammers and would never send a link to click unless you request it be sent (password change etc).
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato

Post Reply

Return to “Misc. Discussions”