Cybercrime - "Earthlink New Email Address Created" is a Phishing Scam
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The "Earthlink New Email Address Created" Phishing Scam
Subject: Alert: New Mailbox Created!
Date: May 17, 2018 at 7:15:40 AM MDT
New Mailbox Created
Dear Customer ,
You recently created the new email address email@example.com through EarthLink's ®MyAccount page.
If you or someone on your behalf did not create this new email address, Click Here to delete it on your MyAccount page.
To delete the new email address:
Under "Email Profiles," select the email address you wish to delete
Click the "Delete" option next to the email address
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This is an Administrative Message from EarthLink. It is not spam. From time to time, EarthLink will send you such messages in order to communicate important information about your subscription.
EarthLink, 1439 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Earthlink customers who have been tricked by this phishing scam are asked to contact Earthlink for help.
Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
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