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Facts About Hoax/Chain and Scam Email

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Facts About Hoax/Chain and Scam Email


Hoax Emails are email messages warning the recipients of non-existent threats. Users are also warned of adverse effect and consequences if they do not forward the email to others.

scam email

Here is an example…


Dear Account User,

We are currently upgrading our database and email account centre i.e Homepage view. We shall be deleting old email accounts which are no longer active to create more space for new account users.


We have also investigated a system security audit to improve and enhance our current security.

In order to continue using our services, you are required to update and re-confirmed your email account details as requested below:

To complete your account re-confirmation, you must reply to this email immediately and enter your account details as requested below:



Email login ID:………………….


Confirm Password:……………………..

Date of Birth:…………………………

Future Password:……………………….


Failure to do this will immediately render your account deactivated from our database and our service will not be interrupted as important messages may as well be lost due to your declining to re-confirm your account details to us.


Scam email…

A scam email asks for personal information such as bank account details, credit card number, password e.t.c.

The sender of scam email may also ask the recipient(s) to forward the email to everyone on his or her contact list as well.




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