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BeHereNow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-05 07:24 PM
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15. It's called a "fishing" email
A fishing expedition to your email address to try
and fool you into giving out account info-
Delete it, or forward it to your server as "abuse."
It is fraud.
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  -I just received a strongly worded message from ebay that DURHAM D  Nov-04-05 07:20 PM   #0 
  - It's spam-delete it  liveoaktx   Nov-04-05 07:21 PM   #1 
  - totally a phishing scam  smtpgirl   Nov-04-05 07:41 PM   #26 
  - NO!!  Warpy   Nov-04-05 07:45 PM   #29 
  - Sounds like a fake.  SmokingJacket   Nov-04-05 07:21 PM   #2 
  - Is this what they call phishing?  Bunny   Nov-04-05 07:21 PM   #3 
  - YES! WATCH OUT!  librechik   Nov-04-05 07:24 PM   #13 
  - Phishing. Delete it.  mr_hat   Nov-04-05 07:21 PM   #4 
  - DELETE DELETE DELETE  Taxloss   Nov-04-05 07:22 PM   #5 
  - actually  smtpgirl   Nov-04-05 07:42 PM   #28 
  - Fraud!!!!!  Syncronaut Seven   Nov-04-05 07:22 PM   #6 
  - Fake email  az chela   Nov-04-05 07:22 PM   #7 
  - spoof.... I get lots of them...  flowomo   Nov-04-05 07:22 PM   #8 
  - I get those every day.  BuyingThyme   Nov-04-05 07:22 PM   #9 
  - report it and then delete it.  chimpsrsmarter   Nov-04-05 07:22 PM   #10 
  - Forward it.  MooPie   Nov-04-05 07:23 PM   #11 
  - I'd say it's a scam to get your info, which you say  clydefrand   Nov-04-05 07:23 PM   #12 
  - Yes  INdemo   Nov-04-05 07:32 PM   #23 
  - Scam. Do not reply. This is identity theft. Do not give any info. n/t  RebelOne   Nov-04-05 07:24 PM   #14 
  - It's called a "fishing" email  BeHereNow   Nov-04-05 07:24 PM   #15 
  - Also, report it to e-bay.  Metta   Nov-04-05 07:25 PM   #16 
  - Thanks everyone. I love DU.  DURHAM D   Nov-04-05 07:25 PM   #17 
  - Forward it to ebay - This email addy  MrScorpio   Nov-04-05 07:26 PM   #18 
  - Delete delete delete! (But report it to ebay first)  brainshrub   Nov-04-05 07:26 PM   #19 
  - Its spam, I get it all the time. They want your credit card info.  YouthInAsia   Nov-04-05 07:27 PM   #20 
  - I got one of those for Paypal the other day  classicfilmfan   Nov-04-05 07:30 PM   #21 
  - I got an email from paypal about a month ago but it was legit.  INdemo   Nov-04-05 07:41 PM   #27 
  - Don't do it. You have been targeted. Delete message.  4MoronicYears   Nov-04-05 07:30 PM   #22 
  - Forward to so they can prosecute. n/t  cdb   Nov-04-05 07:34 PM   #24 
  - It will keep coming too.  Justice Is Comin   Nov-04-05 07:35 PM   #25 
  - I get those all the time and just ignore and delete them  SharonRB   Nov-04-05 07:46 PM   #30 
  - Phishing  JerseygirlCT   Nov-04-05 07:46 PM   #31 
  - flishing  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-04-05 07:52 PM   #32 
  - After you open your bank account to the crooks...  triguy46   Nov-04-05 07:56 PM   #33 
  - I got it too. Delete it. They are fishing for info.  democrat in Tallahassee   Nov-04-05 08:08 PM   #34 
  - Send It Along To A Freep!  DistressedAmerican   Nov-04-05 08:09 PM   #35 
  - Fraud.  McCamy Taylor   Nov-04-05 08:09 PM   #36 
  - I get about a dozen of those a day. ignore it  Fescue4u   Nov-04-05 08:11 PM   #37 
  - It's a scam. They are hoping to get e-bay accounts info  lizzy   Nov-04-05 08:15 PM   #38 
  - So, you got an eyeful about Spoofs. Great!  Opposite Reaction   Nov-04-05 08:41 PM   #39 
  - It is a malicious fraud. Do not answer it. n/t  Selatius   Nov-04-05 08:45 PM   #40 
  - This is a scam. I get them ALL the time. Notify ebay by forwarding  OmmmSweetOmmm   Nov-04-05 08:47 PM   #41 

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