[LINK] Bogus Sydney Opera House web-site
Sun, 08 Sep 2002 01:13:06 +1000
Hi Stewart and all ..
At 05:35 PM 7/09/2002, stewart carter wrote:
> I was told about a bogus Sydney Opera House site the other day
> and when I went to <http://www.sydneyopera.org/>www.sydneyopera.org, the bogus
> to be still be in operation. The 'official' site is, of course, at
> <http://www.soh.nsw.gov.au/>www.soh.nsw.gov.au Does anyone have any clues on
> whom, or where? Stewart Carter
Peter wrote to Link last week of a smh report, and now we have three
web addresses, with the same content, to choose from. How excellent.
At 09:00 AM 29/08/2002 , Peter Batchelor forwarded: [to Link]
> You and your partner are done up to the nines for a night out
> at the opera, ballet or theatre.
> The thieves copy official Web sites of premier venues to almost
> every detail, including theatre layouts and restaurant information,
> and constantly update shows. The crucial difference is the scam
> site has its own credit card booking set-up, so your money goes
> directly into their account.
> The bogus site for Sydney appears as
> as opposed to the genuine site,
> But the outfit has created 23 sites mirroring opera houses in
> Europe, including Paris and Vienna's.
Chees all ..
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