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EMAIL PHISHING SCAM CLAIMING TO BE ETSY!

There is an email phishing scam going out! It looks like this:

Its looks like an Etsy email and says :

------ Your payment request was not approved.

Frequently, failure in authorization is caused by an error in the payment details provided (incorrect credit card or expiration date) or insufficient funds available.
You may wish to check with your bank to clarify.

We hope that you will try again to make a payment


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Etsy Registration Codeword: cad9067de82c90d31fcd9b3fbc3849

2013 Etsy, Inc., 55 Washington Street, Suite 512, Brooklyn, NY, 11201, USA, Earth

DO NOT CLICK ON IT! DO NOT PUT IN YOUR PASSWORD! IF YOU HAVE CHANGE YOUR PASSWORDS.

FORWARD TO: spoof@etsy.com or trust@etsy.com and flag as spam!

You can find solid tips to avoid getting caught in a phishing net here:
www.etsy.com/help/article/3803";

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I just got 2 of them and forwarded them to support
I guess I'll go back and forward them to spoof
Yes, I just got one, too. I'll forward it. Thanks for the info.
there's another thread open about this topic
Woo! They're getting very "real" looking, aren't they? Thank you for posting this!
I got 2 of them today too ..struck me as funny because ..my payment for what? I hadn't tried to buy anything and I don't owe anything. I'll forward mine as well.
I got one, too. I deleted it right away!
I have not received one but I would never click on a link in an email like this. I would log in to Etsy or PayPal or wherever and check there
I received one today also, and I just paid my Etsy bill a couple of days ago so I almost fell for this one. Good thing I checked my account before clicking on the button in the email.
I just got 3 of these - not exactly like yours but very similar - said ' your payment was canceled' in the subject line and a convincing-looking etsy logo but I didn't download the rest of the messages. Scary!!! Thx for the heads up. xx

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