This email with the subject "****IMPORTANT NOTICE****" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 07 Mar 2010 09:40:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.
The sender was "INTERNET/WEBMAIL UPGRADING TEAM" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear webmail User, This mail is to inform all our (webmail/internet users) that we will be upgrading our site to help block spam. We are also having congestion due to the anonymous registration of accounts so we are shutting down some accounts and your account is among those to be deleted. We are sending you this email to verify and let us know if you still want to use this account. Due to the congestion in mail server, Webmail would be shutting down all unused Accounts. To confirm your active account, you are require to send us your E-mail account details listed below, these information would be needed to verify your account and to avoid being closed; * E-mail: * User ID: * Password: * Re-type Password: * Date of Birth: Waiting to receive the details of your two emails Warning!!! Account owner that refuse to send this information after one weeks of receiving this warning will lose his/her account permanently. email admin Team. Dear email bearer