The Phishing / Fraudulent WhatsApp Email Message
From: WhatsApp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Your subscription is ending soon.
Date: 1 May 2017 at 13:25:53 BST
Attention: Please update your payment information today to avoid service interruption.
Your subscription is ending soon.
Please update your payment information now.
UPDATE YOUR PAYMENT INFORMATION
Our records indicate that your WhatsApp trial service is exceeding the one year period. At the completion of your trial period your WhatsApp will no longer be able to send or receive message. To continue using WhatsApp without interuption, we need you to subscribe for any of our subscription periods.
To avoid service interruption, please subscribe by visiting your account page below.
Sign in to the customer portal with your Number:
We appreciate your prompt attention to this matter, and look forward to continuing to meet your communication needs.
The WhatsApp Team
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This message was sent from an unmonitored e-mail address. Please do not reply to this message.
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WhatsApp users who have already been tricked by the fraudulent email messages are asked to contact their banks for help. They should let their banks know that they have unknowingly used their credit cards on a fraudulent website operated by cyber criminals.