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AOL members beware of a CON

Cephus Plus
12 2.3k England
5 May 2010 5:40PM
I received the following email and I checked it out with AOL , it's a CON.

Billing Information

Dear Valued Member,

It has come to our attention that your AOL Billing Information records are out of date. That requires you to verify the Billing Information. Failure to verify your records will result in account suspension. click the link below and enter your login information on the following page to confirm your Billing Information records.. https://bill.aol.com, After a few clicks, just verify the information you entered is correct. !

AOL Member Services Team

P.S. The link in this massage will be expire within 24 Hours . You have to update your payment information
2010 AOL LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Henners88 8 204 United Kingdom
5 May 2010 6:56PM
Its a common one... Wink
guidoa 16 1.4k United Kingdom
5 May 2010 8:40PM
The same scam operates on PayPal acounts. Anything addressed as "Dear Valued Member" is inevitably a con.
chris.maddock 16 3.7k United Kingdom
5 May 2010 9:51PM
Indeed - anything that doesn't have my name (or username) as the addressee goes straight into the electronic version of the round filing cabinet in the corner.

ISTR that Paypal specifically state that genuine emails from them will always address you by name.

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