Identity theft pitch of the week

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This effort to scare me into giving up the goods got caught in the spam filter this week. Except for removal of the phishing link, it’s published here exactly as it appeared:

Hello Visa Card Client ,
Your Bank Card is suspended, becaus we have noted a problem on your Card.

We have determine that someone has maybe using your card without your permission. For your protection, we have  suspended your credit card. To exercise this suspention, Click Here follow the procedure, and specify for Update your  Credit Card.

Note: If this isn’t complete 15 May 2010, we will be forced to suspend your indfiniment card, because it can be used for fraudulent

Thank you for your cooperation in this folder.

Thank You,
Customer service support.


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Bob Rosenbaum is founder and principal of The MarketFarm, a content-oriented strategic communications firm.

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