Warning - "Your Apple ID Used for Purchase on iTunes" is a Phishing Scam
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The "Your Apple ID Used for Purchase on iTunes" Phishing Scam
From: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: September 13, 2017 at 3:45:25 PM EDT
Subject: Review : Your Apple ID used for purchase on iTunes. Transactions ID
This e-mail has been send to you, because, we found that some of the activities from your Apple ID are violating the terms and conditions of your agreement with us.
Apple ID :
Browser : Chrome Browser
Ip Address : 22.214.171.124
Date and Time: 9/13/2017 , 12:45:25 PM
Country : Bolivia
Order No : #2EDTJ5Z
Item : The Magic Whip (Album)
Price : $49.99
We detected unusual purchase from your Apple ID. For this we disabled your Apple ID because your Apple ID was Login from different country and used for buy song on iTunes. If it is not your purchase, please do claim refund for purchase above by verifying your account
What to do next:
Log in to your Apple ID and provide the requested information. We'll receive and review your informations for your refunded.
If the information above looks familiar, you can disregard this email.
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Apple users should never click on a link in an email message to sign into their accounts. They should instead, go directly to https://appleid.apple.com/ and sign-in from there. If there is something wrong with their accounts, they will be alerted after signing in. Users who were tricked by the phishing scam, are asked to change their Apple account passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked and used fraudulently. For those users who are unable to change their passwords, are asked to contact Apple Technical Support for help.
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