Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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Another Internet Scam: From

From: Update
Sent: 07/15/11 12:38 AM

Dear Account User,

Due to the congestion in all Accounts we are removing all unconfirmed Accounts, Mail Account Team would be shutting down all unused and unconfirmed Accounts, You are hereby asked to confirm your Accounts by filling out your Login Information below after clicking the reply button. Your Accounts will be suspended within 48 hours for security reasons if you refuse to reply this message.

* Username:
* Password:
* Date of Birth:
* Country Or Territory:

After following the instructions in the sheet, your account will not be interrupted and will continue as normal. Thanks for your attention to this request. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Sincerely, International Team®

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