/ What do you call it...
Phishing scam. Maybe
is it the 419 scam or something like that but, that is normally the Nigerian minister thingy
It is a form of phishing scam.
Sometimes using identity or credential theft and sometimes using email spoofing.
A specific phrase that is sometimes used for this category of scam is the 'Distress scam'.
> A specific phrase that is sometimes used for this category of scam is the 'Distress scam'.
Scam?? Oh, dear! I have I been donating money to crooks?
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