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Beware of Fake Email Message Reminders Requesting Outstanding or Overdue Money

Beware of Fake Email Message Reminders Requesting Outstanding or Overdue Money

Scammers or cybercriminals are sending out fake email message reminders claiming that the recipients owe outstanding amounts of money or their account balances are overdue. The email messages below are samples of some of the fake email message reminders that are being sent by scammers or cybercriminals, to trick their potential victims into infecting their computers with viruses or spyware, by opening malicious attachments and visiting malicious websites. Potential victims may also be tricked into sending money, personal or financial information. Therefore, recipients of the fake email messages or similar ones, are asked NOT to respond to or follow the instructions in them.

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The Fake Email Messages Requesting Outstanding or Overdue Money

From: Jan Quinn QuinnJan02@viettel .vn
Date: 29 April 2016 03:00:50 BST
To: "lauram7@sky.com" lauram7@ sky.com
Subject: RE: Outstanding Account

This is a reminder that your account balance of $7304.35 was overdue as of 28 April 2016. Enclosed is a statement of account for your reference.

Please arrange payment of this account today or, if you cannot make full payment at this time, please contact us to make a payment arrangement that is mutually acceptable.

Regards,
Jan Quinn
Chief Executive Officer
Have a nice day

From: Elisabeth Mosley <MosleyElisabeth647@ plastimark.com.au>
Date: 29 April 2016 15:36:18 BST
To: "lauram7@sky.com" lauram7@ sky.com
Subject: Second Reminder - Unpaid Invoice

We wrote to you recently reminding you of the outstanding amount of $4568.93 for Invoice number #FC1014, but it appears to remain unpaid.

For details please check invoice attached to this mail

Regards,
Elisabeth Mosley
Group CEO

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