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"AOL Your Account Will Be Deactivated" Email Scam

The fake "AOL Your Account Will Be Deactivated" email removal request below is a phishing scam. Therefore, AOL users who have received the same email are asked to delete it and not follow the instructions in it. The phishing scam is being sent by cybercriminals to trick AOL users into clicking on the link in it, which goes to a phishing website that steals AOL email account username and password.

AOL Your Account Will Be Deactivated Email Scam
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The Fake "AOL Your Account Will Be Deactivated" Email

From: Aol ! Mail <contact@dwaynetmartin.com>

Sent: Sat, 5 Oct 2019 14:27

Subject: Your Account Will Be Deactivated..

Hello,

This is to inform you that your request on: 10/10/2019 10:10:50 p.m. to remove your account from AOL server has been approved and will initiate in one hour from the exact time you open this message. Regards.

ignore this message to continue with email removal or

If this deactivation was not requested by you

Please reply us.

Regards,

Aol

AOL users who have already received the phishing email message, and who have followed the instructions in it, are asked to change their AOL account passwords immediately before their accounts are hijacked by cybercriminals and used fraudulently.

AOL users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts, they should instead, go directly to https://www.aol.com and sign-in from there. They will be notified of important changes or alerts after signing in if there is any.

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  • March 8, 2020 at 3:21 PM by info

    "From: The Aol Accounts <admin@spravochnikov.ru>

    Sent: Sun, Mar 8, 2020 11:19 am

    Subject: Account Deactivation Request

    kicjanmm.

    The request was received from your Aol account on mars 07, 2020 23:15 GMT.

    Sometimes these requests are made in error. If this deactivation was not requested by you, we ask that you submit your password in reply to this email.

    Once the current password on the account is verified the deactivation request will be canceled and your account will remain active.

    Be advised, once an account is deactivated it cannot be recovered.

    Thank You, The Aol Team"

    Here is another scam.

  • January 15, 2020 at 8:56 AM by an anonymous user from: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

    I recieved this email a couple of days ago... Do these people ever get caught and are they punished?

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