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received strange emails - scam email?

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Hi, I have recently received an email with the subject line:This refund bill number: 0955163833‏.  It appears to be a fake, referencing a different account number to my own.

Has there been other cases of this?

Thanks

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Re: received strange emails - scam email?

Good afternoon JM, and good to see that you are being cautious about these dam things.

 

Yes that's been doing the round of late, but it's as the old saying goes "An oldy but a BADDY".

 

Scam yes, delete it yes, and certainly don't respond to it or click any links in it.

 

You might find the following link about these things of interest: https://www.telstra.com.au/support/category/email/manage/phishing-or-hoax-email-scams

 

Enjoy the rest of your day.

 

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Re: received strange emails - scam email?

Good afternoon JM, and good to see that you are being cautious about these dam things.

 

Yes that's been doing the round of late, but it's as the old saying goes "An oldy but a BADDY".

 

Scam yes, delete it yes, and certainly don't respond to it or click any links in it.

 

You might find the following link about these things of interest: https://www.telstra.com.au/support/category/email/manage/phishing-or-hoax-email-scams

 

Enjoy the rest of your day.

 

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JM14
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Re: received strange emails - scam email?

Hi, thanks for the info and advice. Very helpful. :-)

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