Quantcast

Suspicious E-mails Being Circulated - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

Suspicious E-mails Being Circulated

Posted: Updated:

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Commerce Lexington and the Better Business Bureau are both warning of e-mails scams that are being sent to several businesses.

Commerce Lexington warns individuals to be careful when opening their e-mails. The messages in questions may appear to be from someone you may know, but are from slightly different e-mail addresses. The messages include a .pdf document, and request for you to "review urgently."  If you were to click on the .pdf document, it can access your contacts and start sending from your e-mail address.

The BBB warns of an e-mail being sent to local businesses that claims to be from them warning that a business is in violation of their rules. They are designed to get the recipient to click on a link, which may be used to download malware that can infect the recipient’s computer, steal passwords, or hack a company’s records.

If you receive the BBB e-mail, forward it to  phishing@council.bbb.org.

If you have accidentally clicked on the attachment in a suspicious e-mail, it would be wise to change your passwords and run a malware detection program on your computer. 

WEATHER
MaxTrack Doppler
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Fight At Lexington Nightclub Injures Manager

    Fight At Lexington Nightclub Injures Manager

    Sunday, November 19 2017 6:46 AM EST2017-11-19 11:46:48 GMT
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Police are investigating after a fight broke out early Sunday morning at a Lexington nightclub, leaving a worker with cuts to the face. The disturbance occurred just before 2 a.m. at Platinum Dolls on New Circle Road. Police say several people at the club got into a fight with security guards and ended cutting a manager with a broken bottle. Police say the suspects fled the scene on foot. The cause of the fight was being investigated but police say the ma...
    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - Police are investigating after a fight broke out early Sunday morning at a Lexington nightclub, leaving a worker with cuts to the face. The disturbance occurred just before 2 a.m. at Platinum Dolls on New Circle Road. Police say several people at the club got into a fight with security guards and ended cutting a manager with a broken bottle. Police say the suspects fled the scene on foot. The cause of the fight was being investigated but police say the ma...
  • 13-Year-Old Ohio Boy Facing Attempted Rape Charges

    13-Year-Old Ohio Boy Facing Attempted Rape Charges

    Saturday, November 18 2017 4:50 PM EST2017-11-18 21:50:24 GMT
    MARIETTA, OH (WTAP) -- A 13 year old boy is charged with attempted burglary and attempted rape after he allegedly broke into a Marietta home near where he lives. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies say the boy ran from the home around 3:30 Friday morning, wearing only black shorts. They caught him around 10:00 A.M. Friday, after he jumped into the Muskingham River. Deputies say a distraught mother made a 911 call about an intruder in her home around 3:30 A.M. Friday, af...
    MARIETTA, OH (WTAP) -- A 13 year old boy is charged with attempted burglary and attempted rape after he allegedly broke into a Marietta home near where he lives. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies say the boy ran from the home around 3:30 Friday morning, wearing only black shorts. They caught him around 10:00 A.M. Friday, after he jumped into the Muskingham River. Deputies say a distraught mother made a 911 call about an intruder in her home around 3:30 A.M. Friday, af...
  • Near Collision With Deer Leaves NKY Mother With Devastating Injuries

    Near Collision With Deer Leaves NKY Mother With Devastating Injuries

    Saturday, November 18 2017 8:46 PM EST2017-11-19 01:46:42 GMT
    FALMOUTH, Ky. (WLWT) -  A deer suddenly appeared in front of an SUV along a windy, rural road near Falmouth, Kentucky. In the few seconds that followed, a young mother’s life was changed forever. Gabrielle Wright, 21, was severely injured along Route 27. She was with her two children and her fiancé, who was driving and swerved to miss a deer on Nov. 8. “I think he said it rolled three times,” said Monel Pence, the driver’s grandmother. &ldq...
    FALMOUTH, Ky. (WLWT) -  A deer suddenly appeared in front of an SUV along a windy, rural road near Falmouth, Kentucky. In the few seconds that followed, a young mother’s life was changed forever. Gabrielle Wright, 21, was severely injured along Route 27. She was with her two children and her fiancé, who was driving and swerved to miss a deer on Nov. 8. “I think he said it rolled three times,” said Monel Pence, the driver’s grandmother. &ldq...
Powered by Frankly

© LEX18.com 2017, LEX18.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?