From: Sushil Shukla <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Complaint regarding hacking of yahoo mail account by unknown person.
It is to inform that my mail account was hacked and an unwanted mail was sent to all the addresses given in Contacts stating that I am stranded in London and in need of money. I was getting calls from all my friends since morning today.
I request you to kindly let me know whether the following mail was sent to me by any of your centres/help centres, because I was asked to disclose my password as per contents of mail given below. If it was not sent for any verification purpose by your centres meant for the purpose, this mail sending peson/agency may be behind hacking my mail account yesterday on 26/2/2009. Kindly take suitable steps to bring the guilty to book. I am with you.
With kind regards,
--- On Thu, 2/12/09, Yahoo ! <email@example.com> wrote:
From: Yahoo ! <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Dear Member
Date: Thursday, February 12, 2009, 4:04 PM
Dear Valued Member,
Due to the congestion in all Yahoo account users and removal of all unused Yahoo Accounts, Yahoo would be shutting down all unused Accounts, You will have to confirm your E-mail by filling out your Login Info below after clicking the reply botton, or your account will be suspended within 24 hours for security reasons.
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After following the instructions in the sheet, your account will not be interrupted and will continue as normal. Thanks for your attention to this request. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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