Wednesday, October 28, 2009


Updated W2 form - IRS Phishing Scam

I almost fell for this new phishing scam, but the 3rd email used an email address the government would not know about.
Never trust any email attachments you get.
-----Original Message-----
From: Internal Revenue Service []
Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 9:44 AM
To:  Business Owner
Subject: Updated W2 form

Dear ,
Important changes within the IRS Employers W-2 forms.
Attached is a updated version of the W-2 form that needs to be completed by all US based employers.
Please update your records and make sure the W-2 form will updated before December 1 2009.
Whether you rely on a tax professional or handle your own taxes,
the IRS offers you convenient programs to make filing and payment easier.
Spend less time and worry on taxes and more time running your business.
Use e-file and the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) to your benefit.
 • For e-file, visit for additional information.
 • For EFTPS, visit or call EFTPS Customer Service at 1-800-555-4477.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009


Web-Based Email Couples Benefits of Desktop Email with a Web-Based Platform

Sunshine Coast Domains Announces the Release of Web-Based Email 4.0, Coupling the Benefits of a Desktop Email Program with the Convenience of a Web-Based Platform

Web-Based Email Delivers Desktop Power, Anywhere Convenience. New Release Adds Features to Benefit Business and Home Users.

Vancouver, Canada, October 10, 2009 -- Sunshine Coast Domain's Web-Based Email Accounts are fraud, spam and virus protected, POP3-configured and advertising-free. Each account offers personalization for a truly unique e-mail identity, generous disk space to accommodate large attachments and access to accounts from anywhere with an Internet connection.

Web-Based Email 4.0 is a feature-rich upgrade to Sunshine Coast Domain's already successful email program, giving customers many New features:

* Instantly preview email messages while scrolling through them in the inbox
* Unique Drag and Drop to quickly move email messages for easy filing
* Search your email or the entire Web in a single click and save searches for future reference
* Create folders from any screen view without a complicated folder management interface
* Customize the program's appearance by choosing from among a wide variety of color palettes

For more information about Sunshine Coast Domain's Web-Based Email 4.0, visit

Contact Information
Sunshine Coast Domains
Greg Slauenwhite


UPDATE: UK Postal Union To Decide On Further Strikes Wednesday (Nasdaq)

(Adds Royal Mail comment, background.) LONDON -(Dow Jones)- The union representing workers at Royal Mail, the U.K.'s state-owned postal service, will decide Wednesday whether to go ahead with further nationwide strikes later this week, a spokeswoman for the union said Tuesday.


Postal strikes: union takes legal action over temporary Royal Mail staff (Daily Telegraph)

If the CWU secures an injunction the Royal Mail could be forced to send 30000 temporary workers home.

Sunday, October 25, 2009


UK postal strikes may end soon (Sky News Australia)

The Royal Mail boss in the UK has expressed hope that new talks with union leaders will avoid more postal strikes.


Peace talks - but postal union threatens new wave of strikes (Daily Mail: World News)

Peace talks aimed at ending the bitter postal workers' dispute will be held as a new wave of strikes threatens to engulf the mail system.

Thursday, October 22, 2009


Postal Employee Accused Of Stealing Mail (WOWT Omaha)

A Lincoln woman faces a federal indictment, accused of stealing mail while employed with the U.S. Postal Service.

Sunday, October 11, 2009


Postal strike dates to be set tomorrow (This is Hampshire)

LEADERS of 120,000 postal workers are tomorrow expected to set dates for nationwide strikes in a bitter row over jobs, pay and services which will cripple mail deliveries across the country.

Thursday, October 08, 2009


Royal Mail workers vote for nationwide postal strike (

Royal Mail workers have voted 3-1 in favour of a nationwide strike over pay cuts and job losses. Photographer: Kirsty Wigglesworth Postal workers have voted in favour of a national strike in a protr...

Tuesday, October 06, 2009


Missing mail found at Passaic post office (The Record and Herald News)

Mail that went missing in September from post offices in Ridgewood and Glen Rock has been found in the main post office in Passaic.


Royal Mail lawyers demand closure of postcode lookup site (The Register)

Ernest Marples Postcodes Ltd loses will to live A UK postcode lookup service has been slapped with a cease and desist letter from the Royal Mail, forcing it to close down its website.… The power of collaboration within unified communications

Sunday, October 04, 2009


Strike cripples Britain's mail service (3news)

If you're hoping to exchange Christmas cards and gifts with friends and family in the UK you had better move quickly. Britain's Royal Mail Service is being held to ransom by the demands of its 170,000 staff.

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