Email Fraud Alert received from: Titus
I recently received an email with this subject line: Google Accoount Storage Capacity. and I am concerned that it could be an attempt at defrauding me. Let me know in the comments section what you think, please.
The full contents of the suspected fraudulent (phishing / scamming) e-mail appear below:
The Storage for your Google Account – email@example.com – is almost full.
Your mailbox is running out of data storage and it might be close kindly
to add more MB to your mailbox.
If don’t upgrade your mail box, you will not receive more emails frequently
You will be finding it hard receiving emails.
Your account might be closed
Your important mail will be wiped away
Note: Upgrade if free of charge, you are not charge any service fee.
The Google Accounts team
The above email was sent by “Google” from this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
I, Titus, have the following thoughts/comments on this suspected fraudulent email message from “Google”:
I nearly got caught by this one as I have been eyeing my storage on Google Drive for a while now, then I spotted the incorrect spelling of Account …….