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Phishing Scam E-mails

The email claiming to be from MoneyGram appears to be a phishing scam.  Phishing e-mails are e-mails from scam artists who use official looking webpages designed to trick you into believing they are from a corporate website that you have an account with.  Once you are at the site, they will ask you to provide or verify personal information such as bank account information, credit card information, social security information and password information.  If you get such an e-mail, you should delete it and do not provide any of the requested information.  However, if you are not convinced that you have a fraudulent e-mail, please contact MoneyGram directly and explain the e-mail you received.  If you give out any personal information, contact your bank immediately and depending on what information you gave out, it may be wise to take measures to protect against identity theft (e.g. contact credit agencies, close accounts, cleanse computer).  Many e-mail solicitations that appear to be phishing e-mails are set forth throughout this website and below: 


MoneyGram eMail Validation .

Saturday, November 8, 2008 3:35 AM
From:
 
This email was sent automatically by MoneyGram eMoney Transfer. 
Please take a few moments to validate your email address. 
At MoneyGram we take customer security very seriously. 
Validating your email address is one more way that helps verify your identity.
 
To validate your email address, please follow these steps:
 
1. Click on the link below. If nothing happens when you click on the link, 
copy and paste the link into the address bar of your web browser.
 

https://www.emoneygram.com/eMoneyGram/loginIndex.do?id=1340906&guid=10924b1
 
2. Fill in the appropriate fields to validate your email address, and click Sign In.
 
You will then be able to initiate person-to-person and Express Payment transfers.
 
Thank you for using MoneyGram eMoney Transfer.

  2008 MoneyGram eMoney Transfer. All rights reserved.


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