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Phishing attempt in the name of Metronet

randpwar
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Phishing attempt in the name of Metronet

Just received the email below, from WEBMAIL ADMIN" <carla@rfci.net>. Please feel free to move to a more appropriate forum if you deem it necessary

Dear Metronet.co.uk owner,

This message is from metronet.co.uk messaging center to all
metronet.co.uk e-mail owners. We are currently upgrading our
data base and e-mail center. We are deleting all unused
metronet.co.uk e-mail accounts to create more space for new ones.

To prevent your account from closing you will have to
update it below so that we will know its an existing
account.

CONFIRM YOUR E-MAIL BELOW:
Name:.................
Email Username :.....
EMAIL Password : .................
Territory : ...........

Warning!!! E-mail owner who fails to update his or her e-mail
within Seven days of receiving this warning will risk losing
his or her e-mail account permanently.

Thanks,
Metronet.co.uk Upgrade Team
METRONET.CO.UK BETA.





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Plusnet Staff
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Re: Phishing attempt in the name of Metronet

Thanks for letting us know, we'll look into putting a service status out to cover this.
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 Chris Parr
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pierre_pierre
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Re: Phishing attempt in the name of Metronet

its amazing what some stupid american websites do publish, this is from a Geological site, it came up by Googling for Carla.  Note a Metronet one near the top.
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-l/index/1997/may/w97may12.html
Looks like Carla hit another ISP - Dirtroad
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csogilvie
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Re: Phishing attempt in the name of Metronet

@pierre_pierre
I don't see a Metronet one there -- do see Metrolink though?
pierre_pierre
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Registered: 30-07-2007

Re: Phishing attempt in the name of Metronet

OH well had to blink twice when I saw the list