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Subject:  FW: CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ORANGE STAR!
From:  "John Alexander" <john_wayne_alexander@msn.com>
Date:  Mon, 05 May 2008 04:30:20 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "FW: CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ORANGE STAR!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 05 May 2008 04:30:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "John Alexander" <john_wayne_alexander@msn.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

Phishing scam using Ebay name. 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: eBay© [mailto:orange-star9149@ebay-inc.com]
Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2008 7:48 PM
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR ORANGE STAR!
Importance: High

 

CONGRATULATIONS ON EARNING YOUR ORANGE STAR!

We at eBay would like to congratulate you on obtaining feedback points and reaching the Fidelity Star level.

In order to thank you for your active support of the eBay marketplace and your dedication in obtaining feedback points, something that's integral to the success of the marketplace, eBay would like to offer a token of our esteem for all of your hard work and dedication.

eBay is sending out this thank you and invitation to receive free gifts we are offering to our community members who attained the Fidelity Star level. Below you have the promotion code needed to become eligible for this promotion.

Promotion Code: 3830924

To activate the gift, just go to http://www.ebay.com and insert the promotion code .

Thank you