E-Mail Spammers Target Stock Tips in Latest Scam
Stock tip spam triples from December through March.The number of spammed stock tips has risen more than 300 percent between December and March, according to ClearSwift Limited. "The spammers are looking at a new angle to cash in. And its financial services," said Alyn Hockey, director of research at the UK-based ClearSwift.
The UKs Financial Services Authority has been issuing warnings about e-mail fraudsters, a spokesman said.