Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Read carefully: Mail Server Upgrade

From: "System" <>

This email with the subject "Read carefully: Mail Server Upgrade" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 26 Oct 2009 08:44:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "System" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


  On October 30, 2009 server upgrade will take place. Due to this the system may be offline for 
approximately half an hour.
The changes will concern security, reliability and performance of mail service and the system as a 
For compatibility of your browsers and mail clients with upgraded server software you should run 
SSl certificates update procedure.
 This procedure is quite simple. All you have to do is just to click the link provided, to save the 
patch file and then to run it from your computer location. That's all.

 Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter and sorry for possible inconveniences.

 System Administrator