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Scam / Phishing messages increasing
Please be aware, that as the Holiday Season draws near, the amount of Scam / Phishing email has began to increase. Below are two examples of the most recent messages that are being sent out to Internet users. Should you receive a similar message, please delete it without clicking on any links or submitting any information.


**NOTE: If you have already attempted to log into a site linked in this type of message, or you have responded to an email that was asking for your account information, (username, password, bank account, etc.), please contact your local Customer Service Office immediately to have your password changed.

Keep in mind, your Internet Provider will never ask for your account information via email. Please do not reply to these messages.


-- Spam Example 1 --

Hello,

Shipping Confirmation Order # 405-9113573-5416139

Your estimated delivery date is: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Track your package Thank you for shopping with us. We thought you'd like to know that we shipped this portion of your order separately to give you quicker service. You won't be charged any extra shipping fees, and the remainder of
your order will follow as soon as those items become available. If you need to return an item from this shipment or manage other orders, please visit
Your Orders on Amazon.com
.

Shipment Details

Omron DFY-661Y Fat Loss Monitor, Black $119.95 Item Subtotal: $119.95 Shipping & Handling: $0.00 Total Before Tax: $119.95 Shipment Total: $119.95 Paid
by Visa: $119.95

You have only been charged for the items sent in this shipment. Per our policy, you only pay for items when we ship them to you.

Returns are easy. Visit our . If you need further assistance with your order, please visit Customer Service.

We hope to see you again soon! Amazon.com




-- Example 2 --

Subject: citibank incoming payment!

Valued Account Holder,

Please note that starting from November 26,2011 we will be introducing new online banking authentication procedures in order to protect the private information of all online banking users. You are required to confirm your online banking details with us as you will not be able to have access to your
accounts until this has been done.

As you're already registered for online banking all you need to do is to confirm your online banking details.



Click here to confirm your account


December 9th, 2011
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