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Re: Mail (KMM75330428V10129L0KM)
"Yahoo! Mail" <firstname.lastname@example.org>Add sender to Contacts
"jose ponce" <email@example.com>
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The webpage or message that you are writing about is a hoax originated
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Original Message Follows:
Yahoo! ID: josefponce
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yahoo! ID: email@example.com <HOAX YAHOO EMAIL DEFRAUDER MESSAGE IN TEXTTHEN FOLLOWS IN .html
Flag this messageYAHOO ALERTTuesday, July 29, 2008 11:35 PM
From: "YAHOO" <firstname.lastname@example.org>Add sender to
Contacts To: email@example.com
Let your email come to you.
With Yahoo! Mail Alerts, you'll know
the instant you get one.
Dear Valued Member,
Due to the congestion in all Yahoo users and removal of all unused
Yahoo Accounts,Yahoo would be shutting down all unused accounts,You will
have to confirm your E-mail by filling out your Login Info below after
clicking the reply botton, or your account will be suspended within 24
hours for security reasons. UserName:
Password:........................................ Date Of Birth:
......................................... Country Or
Territory:..............................After Following the instructions
in the sheet,your account will not be interrupted and will continue as
normal.Thanks for your attention to this request.We apologize for any
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NOTICE: We collect personal information on this site.
*******WHY ARE THEY ASKING FOR MY EMAIL ADDRESS AND PASSWORD? HOMELAND
SECURITY, CIA OR WHAT????? jojojo....
While Viewing: http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/abuse/
Form Name: http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/abuse/abuse.html
Yahoo ID: josefponce : Yahoo id from cookie
Other ID: firstname.lastname@example.org : Other id provided Yahoo id from
Browser: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1; Mozilla/4.0
(compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1) ; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET
CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.04506.30; .NET CLR 3.0.04506.648)
Date Originated: Wednesday July 30, 2008 - 10:33:58
--- On Tue, 7/29/08, YAHOO <email@example.com> wrote:
From: YAHOO <firstname.lastname@example.org>