Posts tagged with ‘Pacific Webworks’

Email Spam has Links to Scam Websites Hiding in Bona Fide Business Websites

October 19, 2019

Get Rich Quick Schemes Being Served From Comprimised Websites (probably) Today I got a few spam emails with spoofed “from” addresses of folks I know.  So what, it happens all the time…  But just for fun I decided to check them out.  They arrived in my Gmail, a catch-all system I use, not exclusively I […]

Pacific Webworks – Heyu – A Chinese Connection to UTAH

October 1, 2019

My Introduction to Website Scammers About 10 years ago the web was inundated by scam websites of the “Get Rich Quick” type, many using the tagline of “Get Rich Using Google” or similar. There was the Google Money Tree and the Google Treasure/Money Chest…you get the idea? This graphic became ubiquitous….. This was my first […]

Pacific Webworks Goes Quietly

May 26, 2016

Pacific Webworks Sold Oh how the mighty have fallen. http://bankruptcompanynews.com/pacific-webworks-04-22-16/ The U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved Pacific WebWorks motion authorizing the sale of Debtor’s intellipay subsidiary free and clear of liens, claims, encumbrances and interests. The order states, “The Debtor conducted an auction consistent with the procedures described in the Motion on April 20, 2016 at […]

(Karmic) Retribution on Pacific Webworks?

February 26, 2016

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy on Internet “Business”, Pacific Webworks. Following several knock-downs by disgruntled, ripped-off individuals and hefty wallops from Google, it appears that running legal is difficult for Utah based business Pacific Webworks (PWW) ….  They’ve just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Announcement here. This allows them to stay in business and re-organise their debts… […]

Estonian Spammer Forges CBS and The Guardian

December 12, 2012

Get Rich Quick Scam Forges Genuine News Agencies Web Pages I recently received two emails from a friend’s old Hotmail account, but to two of my email addresses. Probably, the account has been hacked as I could detect no spoofing in the emails’ headers.  These are the emails, with the email addresses blacked out. Initial […]