Egg Account Suspension Phishing Scam
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Subject: Alert! Your Account Temporarily Suspended
From: New Egg Home <email@example.com>
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Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 19:21:17 +0400 (MSD)
Please note that our system recently noted that your attemption os signing on to your account failed while some errors occured during the processing update of your online account,you are having with our bank therefore we have temporary locked your account for the safety reason.We hereby nofity you that you should kindly follow link below to update your online account for your security safety ensured by our financial institution.
You can login to your account
We apologize for any inconvenience,if you choose to ingnore our request,your account may be temporarily suspended
New Egg Home
How appropriate, an e-mail address that's literally spoofed. This scammer is definitely on drugs and he must have been on a trip when he sent this e-mail.
Is there anyone in this world who will fall for a lousy phishing scam like this? What was this scammer thinking? He should have hired a proofreader because no one will take this e-mail serious.
Threatening someone to do something that has supposedly already been done. The scammer said that they already "locked" the account temporarily, so what's the use of suspending it temporarily as well?
This is what you call genuine phishing scammer logic (or should we replace logic with idiotic behaviour).
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