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.
The Fake "AOL Your Account Will Be Deactivated" Email
From: Aol ! Mail <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sat, 5 Oct 2019 14:27
Subject: Your Account Will Be Deactivated..
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.
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.