The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Upgrade Your Email Account
From:  Server Control Room <>
Date:  Thu, 11 Aug 2011 08:16:11 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Upgrade Your Email Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Aug 2011 08:16:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Server Control Room <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Email User
This mail is from your email Administrator; You have exceeded the storage limit on your mailbox.You will not be able to send or receive new mail until you upgrade your email quota. we wish to bring to your notice the Condition of your email account. We have just noticed that you have exceeded your email Database limit of 500 MB quota and your email IP is causing conflict because it is been accessed in different server location. You need to Upgrade and expand your email quota limit before you can continue to use your email Account. Update your email quota limit to 2.6 GB, In order to ensure you do not experience service interruptions/ possible deactivation, please you must reply to this email immediately confirming your email account details below for confirmation/identification 1. First Name & Last Name: 2. Email Address: 3. Username & Password: 4. Confirm your Current Password: Failure to do this will result to email deactivation within 24hours Thank you for your understanding. Copyright 2011 Helpdesk Technical Support Centre.