"Oh, dear! MSN is shutting down my email account!" Topic
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| John the OFM ||03 Nov 2011 9:31 a.m. PST|
I just got an email from
someone that told me
"This Email is from MSN Customer Care™ and we are sending it to all MSN Accounts Owner for safety. We are having congestion due to the anonymous registration of MSN accounts so we are shutting down some MSN accounts and your account is among those to be deactivated. We are sending this email to you for you to verify and let us know if this account is still valid? If it is, The following information is needed to verify your account below.
Click on the reply button and fill in your information:
It then goes on to ask for my name, user name, password, date of birth, etc.
I guess I had better answer? What could possibly go wrong?
|Martin||03 Nov 2011 9:38 a.m. PST|
Only one way to find out.
|Micman ||03 Nov 2011 9:43 a.m. PST|
from some MS office in Russia no doubt.
|richarDISNEY||03 Nov 2011 9:44 a.m. PST|
Then, I hear, that Bill Gates HIMSELF will give you $5 for every e-mail you send.
|kyoteblue ||03 Nov 2011 9:55 a.m. PST|
I bet this is from Bongolesia
| Ditto Tango 2 3 ||03 Nov 2011 11:53 a.m. PST|
What could possibly go wrong?
Just make sure you give your redit card number too.
|SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER ||03 Nov 2011 7:37 p.m. PST|
I never get the good emails
|goragrad||03 Nov 2011 7:56 p.m. PST|
Really John, as a MSN user you know that Microsoft already has all of that information (as well as how often you are online, sites you visit, whether you surf the net in your PJs, etc.). More likely it is DHS trying to finger you for your online pecadillos (did you know playing FOW has been added to the list of warning signs?).
| 20thmaine ||04 Nov 2011 7:34 a.m. PST|
you shouldn't let anyone finger your online pecadillos
| John the OFM ||08 Nov 2011 9:39 a.m. PST|
No one fingers my online pecadillos but me!
|T5Gamer ||02 Feb 2014 6:27 p.m. PST|
I use Gmail and I got this message.