Sample of an "Apple Thanks for your purchase" Phishing Scam
From: App Store <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: June 21, 2017 at 11:35:17 AM MDT
Subject: Thanks for your purchase.
Thank you for your payment on purchasing Line Coin
Your payment we have received and immediately we process
Detail Activity .
From Device : iPhone 7
Item : Line Corporation : Line Coins, 3300 Line Coins
Order ID : GPA.3377-6515-4535-00007
Order Total : $25.99
Date and Time: 22 June 2017, 11:51 AM GMT
Operating System: iOS 10.3.1
Developer Item : Line Corporation
Payment Method : Visa 5481
Apple team is very sensitive when handling payment system, before you confirm the booking, you better have to check again first .
- Open Invoice in the Attachment (PDF)
- Read your invoice
- Confirm/Cancel Your Order
Recipients of the fake or phishing emails are asked to delete and should not follow the instructions in it. Online users who have already being tricked are asked to contact their banks if they tricked into using their credit card on the website that they were taken. They are also asked to change the password for their online accounts.