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      09-14-2012, 02:47 PM   #1
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definitely spam email right?

Hello Guest Visa Card

Your credit card is suspended, because we've noticed a problem on your card.

We determine that someone may be using your card without your permission. For your protection, we've suspended your credit card. To lift this suspention, Click here and follow the state procedure to update your Credit Card.

Note: If not completed September 12, 2012, we will be forced to suspend your card indfiniment because it can be used for fraudulent

We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.

Thank you,
Customer Support Service.

Just opened this email up and wanted to share This is definitely some kind of fishing email right? it looks official with the logos and stuff but with all the grammar mistakes I've italicized it's definitely spam right??
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      09-14-2012, 02:54 PM   #2
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why not log into your bank's website first before posting here?
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      09-14-2012, 03:00 PM   #3
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why not log into your bank's website first before posting here?
yeah i am doing that too but i have a few more to go .
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      09-14-2012, 03:00 PM   #4
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Yes, definitely a phishing email (misspellings, mystery link, vague, time pressure). Do NOT click the link. If you're really concerned, then call the 800 number on the back of your credit card.
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Definitely spam. I get a bunch of these. Easiest way to know is the link is always to some random URL (don't click the link). Poor spelling and grammar are a give away also.
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      09-14-2012, 03:30 PM   #6
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One more thing, always look for https address in browser. If it doesn't begin with https, it's not a secure site.

Chrome makes it pretty obvious.
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I get a bunch of these. Easiest way to know is the link is always to some random URL (don't click the link).
+1 That's what I was going to suggest. Check it, not by clicking on it, but by mousing over it and seeing the target URL.
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Better hurry! I don't know what indfiniment is, but it sure sounds like a long time!
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If you have to ask then it probably is....



also about 3 seconds with google you can find your answer, here ya go

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Your+credit+car...m+on+your+card.
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I knew it was a scam. i just wanted to let others know, just in case some on the forums didn't want to ask. like the kid that never raised his hands in the classroom.
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      09-19-2012, 08:40 PM   #11
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hopefully you followed that link and cleared things up with them or your card will be suspended indfiniment! (kidding)
The spelling mistakes give it away; Nigerians can't spell for some reason!
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