American Airline Phishing Email Ticket Notification Scam
March 12, 2014
April 18, 2013
Scammers are sending out fake American Airline email ticket notifications. If you receive any of these e-mail notifications, please do not click on any of the links, open any attachments, call any telephone numbers listed or follow the instructions, in the e-mail message. Do not even reply to the e-mail message.
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Here is a copy of one of the email ticket notification scams:
"Customer Notification: Your bought ticket is attached to the letter as a scan document.to use your ticket you should Download it."
Most of these e-mails contain malicious attachments or links to malicious websites, which will infect your computer if you open or visit them.
American Airlines will not send emails asking you for your user names, passwords, email addresses or other personal information.
If you receive an email requesting such information, it should be considered fraudulent and an attempt to obtain personal information that may be used to commit fraud.
American Airlines asks that you forward a copy of any fraudulent emails, appearing as if it came from them, including the e-mail header, to their email address at email@example.com so that they can investigate further.
Now, if you receive an e-mail appearing as if it came from AA, that you are not sure about, pick up the phone and call them or click here to go to their website to see a list of other scams.
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