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Phishing Scam – 12/27/2012 – Fwd: Kindly view the letter and act as instructed

Origin ISP and both web hosts (shortened and expanded URLs) have been notified. Expanded URL has been taken down. Shortened URL is blocked at the border.

Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2012 06:45:26 -0700
Subject: Fwd: Kindly view the letter and act as instructed
From: Melissa Wilson <maw51785@gmail.com>

IT Help Desk
214 Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506

Dear Account Holder,

This is to inform you that as part of our security measures, we regularly
conduct screen activity in our Online k-state.edu account. We are unable to
activate your account because we have just upgraded our online security
parameters to make your e-mail account and information more secure.

Our system detected your account been not verified and a suspension will
be placed on your account if the verification is not completed within 24
click below link to complete the account verification and update process.

Click here: http://ow.ly/gnyLS

Please note that failure to update your records will result in account
suspension. The purpose of this verification is to ensure that your account
has not been compromised and that it remains active.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Sincerely, Accounts Verification Services Center

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