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Thread poster: Elías Sauza

Elías Sauza  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 22:08
Member (2002)
English to Spanish
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Oct 16, 2008

I received the following through my proz.com email account. It seems to be a scam since I don't have now or never have had such an account. It is obvious that by entering the link provided they will ask for sensitive information.

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Google AdWords News BulletinDear advertiser!We are once again monitoring quarterly account activation and deleting the accounts of users who have been inactive for more than four months and have no funds in their accounts.This measure is due to the fact that there have recently been more frequent cases of Google AdWords accounts being hacked and funds added from stolen credit cards.We hereby notify you that your account has been inactive for more than four months and is liable to be deleted according to our activation programme. In order to activate your account, you just have to log in using your registration data. Please click on the link below: [link removed]. By clicking on the link you will proceed directly to the registration data entry page. If the link does not work, copy the whole URL into the address box of your browser and then press "Enter".If you do not activate your account by 1 December 2008, it will be blocked, after which it will be deleted in six months. However, you will be able to unblock your account during this period by simply logging in, but it will only be possible to add funds after contacting Google AdWords support service. Thank you,Google AdWords Programme Team
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Regards,

Elías

[Edited at 2008-10-16 17:37]


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Natalie  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 05:08
Member (2002)
English to Russian
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Hi Elias Oct 16, 2008

May I ask you to:

1) Remove the link from your posting (just to prevent people from clicking it);

2) Forward the message to me

Thank you,
Natalia


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