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Old Feb 23, 2012, 04:09 AM   #1
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Itunes E mail scam going around!!

Just thought i'd warn you guys....there is a VERY realistic looking e mail going round saying that you have bought a postcard for $699....i was a little shaken at first thinking someone had hacked my account but i've seen others saying they have had the same thing, must be a phishy email!!
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 04:23 AM   #2
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Can you screen shot it? Would be helpful to see it. Cheers
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 04:33 AM   #3
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Can you screen shot it? Would be helpful to see it. Cheers
i'm really sorry, i deleted it as i **** myself lol

it looks pretty much exactly like an itunes receipt bill email......but my account is in £ and it came in $ so knew something was up....also near the bottom it said something about FBI fraud or something

sorry couldn't be more help but deleted it from my whole email

others have had it too...see here:

https://discussions.apple.com/message/17670852#17670852

and here:

https://discussions.apple.com/message/17670884#17670884
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 04:41 AM   #4
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Ahh ok. No worries. Thought you may have deleted it. Its what I would have done too.

I'll keep an eye out!
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 05:00 AM   #5
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Good to know, have not had it myself, but UK users over on the Communities report it too.
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Old Feb 23, 2012, 08:14 AM   #6
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Thanks for the heads up.

I've been lucky to not get emails like this but I'm always on the lookout.
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Old Feb 24, 2012, 03:11 AM   #7
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Fraud Email

Hey guys, just received this email. Spotted it straight awayand thought I would share.
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Old Feb 24, 2012, 03:19 AM   #8
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^^

Thanks for the shot...You can see how some people could fall for this...I've seen worse pass for genuine...I wonder if this is targeting webmail accounts mostly?
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Old Feb 24, 2012, 03:51 AM   #9
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Thanks for the heads up guys !

Disgusting what these guys will try to take whats yours !
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There is not a day go by when I have to empty 10-15 scammer emails from the UK!

May the fleas from 1000 camels nest in their crotch!
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Old Feb 24, 2012, 07:04 AM   #11
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Just thought i'd warn you guys....there is a VERY realistic looking e mail going round saying that you have bought a postcard for $699....i was a little shaken at first thinking someone had hacked my account but i've seen others saying they have had the same thing, must be a phishy email!!
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Hey guys, just received this email. Spotted it straight awayand thought I would share.
Thanks much, guys, for the heads-up. I would have panicked if I had received that sucker without warning.

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There is not a day go by when I have to empty 10-15 scammer emails from the UK!

May the fleas from 1000 camels nest in their crotch!
LOL

So good. I'm stealing this one for future use. Sorry, no royalty payments.
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Old Feb 24, 2012, 07:22 AM   #12
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LOL

So good. I'm stealing this one for future use. Sorry, no royalty payments.
Enjoy!

It is one of my favorite!
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