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Email Scam - Your Mailbox has Exceeded the Storage Limit

The email messages below, which claim that you have exceeded your email account storage limit or quota, are phishing scams. The email messages are fakes and were not sent by your email account administrator or provider. They were designed to trick you into sending your email account username and password to the cyber-criminals who have created them.
Email Scam - Your Mailbox has Exceeded the Storage Limit
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Email Scam - Your Mailbox has Exceeded the Storage Limit


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Email Scam - Your Mailbox has Exceeded the Storage Limit

The email messages below, which claim that you have exceeded your email account storage limit or quota, are phishing scams. The email messages are fakes and were not sent by your email account administrator or provider. They were designed to trick you into sending your email account username and password to the cyber-criminals who have created them.

Please continue reading below.

Once the cyber-criminals behind the scam receive your email account username and password, they will use it to hijack your email account, send spam and other malicious email messages to your friends, family and other persons, in an attempt to trick them into stealing their account usernames and passwords.

Remember, your email account will never be closed, deactivated, shutdown, suspended, deleted because you have exceeded your storage limit or quota. What will happen is: you will not be able to receive new email messages. New messages will return or bounce back to the sender, letting them know that your mail box is full.

Also, in some causes, you may not be able to send email messages.

So, never respond to any email message like the ones below, which threatens to shutdown, delete or suspsend your account, and asks you to click on a link or visit a website.

The Phishing Email Account Scams

Subject: Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit

Your mailbox has exceeded the storage limit which is 20GB as set by your administrator, you are currently running on 20.9GB,To re-validate your mailbox Clickhere: or copy this (website address) and paste in your browser to increase your mailbox size or you loose your account within 24 hours. System Administrator Center.


Subject: Your Email Account has exceeded limit quota

Your E-Mail account has exceeded Its storage limit as set by our Administrator, and you will not be able to receive new emails until you re-validate it.to re-validate Click-Here to renew your account.

NOTE: That failure to re-validate your email account will result to loss of your account and you will not be able to receive or send mails.


Dear account user,

We hereby announce to you that your email account has exceeded its storage limit. You will not be able to send and receive mails and your email account will be deleted from our server.to avoid this problem, you are advised to verify your email account by clicking on the link below.

Click here
Thank you.


Your Email Account has exceeded limit quota

We are sending this e-mail to inform you that your e-mail account has excedeed it's sending and receiving limit in the last 7 days. Due to this , your account was suspended in order to prevent unwanted spyware and bots using our customer's accounts.

In order to verify your e-mail and lift the suspenion limit, please verify your hotmail information on the link below:


Subject: Your Email Account has exceeded limit quota

Your Email Account has exceeded limit quota, click the link below and fill your email account information to upgrade.

https://docs.google.com/ spreadsheet/view form?formkey=dGJ uV2NtRktnYU 9tMFd2Qj RBdGUzbXc6MQ

We have send you this upgrade notification times without number, and you have refuse to upgrade your user, note that failure to upgrade this time, would result to termination of your user account.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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Subject: Dear Webmail User

The assigned storage limit of your mailbox has been exceeded due to the high rate of spam/junk mails, and incoming mails are currently being rejected. For re-validation, click the below link and fill the form to increase your quota limit.

CLICK HERE

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