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Date Reported: 11th October 2008 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM-HIGH Whats this?
Email Subject:
 Please re-submit your payment information.
Apparent Sender:
 Google Whats this?
Return Address:
 Google AdWords-noreply < adwords-noreply@ > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content: cn/select/Login Whats this?
 Israel Whats this?
Scam number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at Google by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

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

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website is disguised as "".

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website has been chosen to look very similar to the actual Google URL. Do not be fooled!
"Our attempt to charge your credit card for your outstanding Google AdWords account balance was declined."


Our attempt to charge your credit card for your outstanding Google AdWords account balance was declined. Your account is still open. However, your ads have been suspended. Once we are able to charge your card and receive payment for your account balance, we will re-activate your ads.

Please update your billing information, even if you plan to use the same credit card. This will trigger our billing system to try charging your card again. You do not need to contact us to reactivate your account.

To update your primary payment information, please follow these steps:

1. Log in to your account at
2. Enter your primary payment information.
3. Click 'Update' when you have finished.

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The Google AdWords Team

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