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Date Reported: 2nd August 2007 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
Email Subject:
 Account Deactivation
Apparent Sender:
 Western Union Whats this?
Return Address:
 < > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content: update/regLogin/ info/osMoneyTransferOptions/signin/ regLogin/counter.php Whats this?
 Taiwan Whats this?
Scam number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at Western Union by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

  • Western Union never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website looks nothing like the actual Western Union URL.
"We would like to remind you that your Western Union account has been deactivated due to inactivity."

We would like to remind you that your Western Union account has been deactivated due to inactivity. Inactive accounts require a new Security ID Question. To re-activate your Western Union account, you must visit our website > within the next 24 hours.

Please Note: If your account information is not updated within the next 24 hours, your account will be deleted. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Western Union Customer Care
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