The "Closing of Your Google Gmail Account in 48 hrs" is a Phishing Scam
Google users who have received the fake Google or Gmail email below are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it. This is because the fake email is being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick Google users into visiting a fake or phishing website that will steal their account credentials (username and password) if they attempt to sign into it.
The "Closing of Your Google Gmail Account in 48 hrs" Phishing Scam
From: "noreply-(G)oogle" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: July 11, 2018 at 1:01:33 PM AST
Subject: Closing in 48 hrs !!!
Dear Account User,
Our admin management has placed a compulsory check on your Gmail address due to recent activities, we need to confirm that you truly own this email address (). Below kindly verify accordingly to avoid loosing your google account.
Your account will be disabled, failure to verify.
Member Service Team.
Gmail or Google users should always go directly to https://www.gmail.com or https://myaccount.google.com/ and sign into their accounts from there, instead of clicking on a link in an email message. If there is something that they need to do or if something is wrong with their accounts, they will be notified after signing in.
Google users who have already been tricked by the phishing scam can click here for help to regain access to their accounts.
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