Good for a laugh...

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Hey, this ain't no scam!

> From: "Customer Support"
> Date: Tue Feb 08, 2005 08:52:05 AM Australia/Sydney
> To:
> Subject: eBay Notification ( Your account can be suspended )
>

>
>
> Dear valued eBay member,
> It has come to our attention that your account has been experiencing
> strange activities in the last time.That might be a result of a hacker
> because he/she used this is 83.138.187.18 proxy.ia2.marketstore.com
> wich is a proxy that has been used by the hacker to log on to your
> account and make strange bids.As a result of that we have suspended you
> account. If you could please take 5-10 minutes out of your online
> experience and update your personal records you will not run into any
> future problems with the online service. However, failure to update
> your records will result in account termination. Please update your
> records by February 12th.
>
>
> Once you have updated your account records your eBay session will not
> be interrupted and will continue as normal. Failure to update will
> result in cancellation of service, Terms of Service (TOS) violations or
> future problems.
>
>
> To update your eBay records click here:
>
> http://cgi1.ebay.com/aw-cgi/ebayISAPI.dll?UPdate
>
>
> Thank you,
> Account Management.
>
> As outlined in our User Agreement, eBay will periodically send you
> information about site changes and enhancements. Visit our Privacy
> Policy an

Are they even trying anymore?

d User Agreement if you have any questions.

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That last line at the bottom

That last line at the bottom wasnt supposed to be there but didnt show up until I'd already posted... so... just try to ignore it.

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I like the "wich" in the body

I like the "wich" in the body of the email. Very professional.

We had a an employee actually get suckered into one of those phishing schemes. We in the office were just like "how??"

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A mod should really edit out

A mod should really edit out that link at the bottom so people dont click on it (clicking on it with a windows pc will allow you to gain the newest, most up to date spyware available Wink

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It simply went to the real eb

It simply went to the real ebay.com site with a page not found error.

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FYI Ebay Scams

Just in case some people don't know...FORWARD your false Ebay emails to: "Spoof@ebay.com". They will investigate it and get back to you stating if it came from them or not.