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Real or a scam emails

gibbo

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I couldnt sleep so got up to do some emails. I had this email waiting for me. I have done nothing about it and dont intend to do anything but delete it. Anyone else gotten one like this?


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To: [there was a email address here but im not posting it, i have no idea whose email it is
Security info confirmation
It looks like you added some security info to your Microsoft account .
on October 25, 2013, at 12:36 PM, your account activity shows that you tried to recover your Microsoft Hotmail account password.

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ianto73

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Morning Gibbo, not seen one like that at all, but Amman, Jordan looks highly suspicious. I delete anything I don't know where it has come from.
Thanks for the tip.
Brian
 

gibbo

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I deleted it Dave :) Im not going to bother doing anything with it. If i get any more i'll just delete them as well.

Why dont those little gremlins go and do something worthwhile instead of annoying people with bogas emails :mad:
 

leefer

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I keep getting one from a Doctor Um Bongo who is desperatly seeking my assistance...apparently he has a spare two million US dollars that he needs to put into my account...after i give him my account number.
 

woodlander

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I keep getting one from a Doctor Um Bongo who is desperatly seeking my assistance...apparently he has a spare two million US dollars that he needs to put into my account...after i give him my account number.
i had a few of those Lee but no more appeared after I clicked reply and said I'd accept a cheque mailed to a PO Box number
 

jay

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I get quite of a few of those in my junk mail. Very often security alerts from " banks ". Watch out too for those annoying 'phone calls claiming to be from a bank. I always put down the 'phone ... how do you know they are who they claim to be? :mad:

Jay.
 
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