Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Webmail Help Desk

From: "Webmail Help Desk" <>

This email with the subject "Webmail Help Desk" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 20 Mar 2009 05:15:06 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Webmail Help Desk" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

The Helpdesk Program that periodically checks the size of your e-mail
space is sending you this information. The program runs weekly to
ensure your inbox does not grow too large, thus preventing you from
receiving or sending new e-mail. As this message is being sent, you
have 18 megabytes (MB) or more stored in your inbox. To help us reset
your space in our database, please enter your current user name
(_________________) password (_______________)

You will receive a periodic alert if your inbox size is between 18 and
20 MB. If your inbox size is 20 MB, a program on your Webmail will
move your oldest e-mails to a folder in your home directory to ensure
you can continue receiving incoming e-mail. You will be notified this
has taken place.

If your inbox grows to 25 MB, you will be unable to receive new e-mail
and it will be returned to sender. All this is programmed to ensure
your e-mail continues to function well.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Help Desk.