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NetfIix: notifications Please update your information promptly

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WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.


From: NetfIix: notifications <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:04:17 +0200
Subject: Please update your information promptly !!



[Netflix logo]

Dear Customer,

We recently failed to validate your payment information we hold on record for your account, therefore we need to ask you to complete a brief validation process in order to verify your billing and payment details. Click here to verify your account [**PHISHING LINK**] Failure to complete the validation process will result in a suspension of your netflix membership. We take every step needed to automatically validate our users, unfortunately in this case we were unable to verify your details. The process will only take a couple of minutes and will allow us to maintain our high standard of account security.

Netflix Support Team

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