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Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

Phishing Email received today:

 

We could not process the payment for your latest Virgin Media bill.

Your billing details are either incomplete or outdated.

Your Virgin Media account is scheduled for disconnection.

Scheduled disconnection date: 26 September, 2015.

To continue using your service uninterrupted please update your billing details.

 

Click here to update your billing details now.

 

Kind regards,

The Virgin Media team

 

Virgin report this as an email scam here:

 

http://netreport.virginmedia.com/netreport/index.php?branding=virginmedia#LatestSecurityAlerts

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Re: Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

Yeah some cheesy people are at it again.

You can see these as fake because.

 

1. If you were going to be disconnected, you would be notified will in advance.

 

2. VM never ask for billing details via email or ask you to go to a site to do so.


But some people fall for it unfortunately :\

Majide!
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Re: Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

Today received one of these phishes, so it's still going on.

"Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed"

and so on.

Funny on it comes through virgin media mail!, Virgin don't seem to have any way to report this type of bogus scam issued on their behalf, just great isn't it.

BEWARE AND IGNORE

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Re: Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

obcuz wrote:

Today received one of these phishes, so it's still going on.

"Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed"

and so on.

Funny on it comes through virgin media mail!, Virgin don't seem to have any way to report this type of bogus scam issued on their behalf, just great isn't it.

BEWARE AND IGNORE


Took me less than ten seconds to find this link :-

http://netreport.virginmedia.com/netreport/?branding=virginmedia

 

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Re: Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

I've just had one of these today!!

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Re: Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

Just received one of these emails today.

Be aware !!

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Re: Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

I just got one this morning too
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Re: Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

Hi loggin

Thanks for getting in touch about the phishing mail you appear to have received.

If you'd like to report this to us or check out our up to date list of phishing mails we are aware of you can do so via our Security Alerts/Phishing mails site.

Thanks again for taking the time to let us know about this and please be aware we will never ask via email for you to update your billing details.

Let us know if we can help with anything else Smiley Happy

Take care.

Karen_A
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Message 9 of 16 (3,208 Views)

Re: Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

I have also received one of these email's dated the 7th April 2016, however my suspicions were raised when I saw "we've scheduled for disconnection". 

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Re: Your latest Virgin Media Bill cannot be processed - Phishing Scam Alert

just got one too needs to be added to auto spam script if possible :¬)

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