A Scam Email with the Subject "Notification of e-gold account update." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 19 Dec 2007 08:40:51 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was <AccountRobot_donotreply@egold.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear valued E-GOLD member:
Due to concerns, for the safety and integrity of the E-GOLD
account we have issued this warning message.
It has come to our attention that your E-GOLD account information needs to be
updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to
reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could please take 5-10 minutes
out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into
any future problems with the online service.
However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.
Please update your records on or before Decembre 30, 2007.
Once you have updated your account records your E-GOLD account
service will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.
To update your E-GOLD records click on the following link:
E-GOLD UPDATE TEAM
Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, E-GOLD will
periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.