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Scam Alert: Donate to UN High Commissioner for Refugees to Help Syrians

(Softpedia) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is accepting donations from individuals who want to help Syrian refugees. While there’s nothing wrong with wanting to help those in need, you must beware of the many donation scam sites set up by fraudsters.

McAfee Senior Threat Researcher Francois Paget has come across a legitimate-looking email that asked him to donate money to the UNHCR to help Syrian refugees.

A link from the email pointed to a donations page apparently hosted on the official UNHCR website. However, the donation page advertised in the spam campaign has nothing to do with UNHCR…read full article

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