The "Your Gmail Account has been Suspended" Phishing Scam

The "Your Gmail Account has been Suspended" Phishing Scam

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Gmail users, if you have received email messages like the one below that claim your email account will be suspended because of violation of our Terms of Service, please do not respond to them. This is because the emails are being sent by scammers, and not Google. Remember, never click on a link to sign into your Gmail email account, always go directly to www.gmail.com and sign-in. Once you have signed, you will be notified of important notifications or changes.

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The "Your Gmail Account has been Suspended" Phishing Scam

From: Security Team - [Hacked accounts] nC8Sco03@mail-exists.hardtheme.com

Date: September 15, 2018 at 4:19:59 AM PDT

Subject: 0015214, has access to your Gmail account!

Reply-To: abuse@silverfat.com

Your Gmail Account has been suspended


Google has ѕυѕpeɴded your Account, because of a violation of our Terms of Service.

If you think this is a mistake, you can try to recover your account, by contacting our Account Support Team, .or reply to this email in the next 24h

All information associated with your ѕυѕpeɴded account will eventually get deleted, anless succesfully appealed.


The Google Account Team.

Gmail users who have already been tricked by the fraudulent email message are asked to change their passwords immediately before they are hijacked and used fraudulently.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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