PlayStation scam makes FBI warning list

Warnings have been posted online about auction site phishing scams, particularly the PlayStation scam, according to the FBI.

By John P. Mello Jr., PC World |  Security, phishing

"However," he continued, "I am opposed to careless and aggressive marketing campaigns, and I never was asked, nor did I approve, that law firm to market under my name, and/or to pose as my law firm when speaking with prospective clients."

In its scam alert, the IC3 explained that lawyers seeking plaintiffs to join a class for a class action lawsuit do not seek up front commissions from their class clients. Class action lawyers are typically paid on a contingency basis, whereby they receive a portion of whatever money their clients are awarded.

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