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Beware of "Craigslist Inbox Full - Received New Messages" Phishing Scams

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Beware of "Craigslist Inbox Full - Received New Messages" Phishing Scams

The email message below with the subject: "United Nations Arbitration Centre Department," which claims that the recipients have received new messages from Craigslist but their inboxes are full, is a phishing scam. The fake or phishing email message was NOT sent by Craigslist, but by scammers, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into visiting a phishing website that will steal their online accounts' username and passwords, personal and financial information. Therefore, recipients of the fraudulent email message should delete it and not follow the instructions into it.

The Phishing Craigslist Email Message

From: Support <k365sfxvvqh1 zj8bwrd479@3zkp4.ssl- certificate282501549.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 8:46 AM
Subject: Craigslist Inbox Full

You have received:

2 New Messages

From Craigslist w4m:

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This is an automated response.

Thank you.

The link in the phishing email message goes to the following phishing or fake website:

  • bestbedtimestoryz.com

But, the cybercriminals may change the link to go to other phishing or fake websites.

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Remember to forward malicious or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com

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