ATES Dubai / Misuse of Personal Email
I received a mail from hotmail mentioning that I lose my account if I do not update the details you have asked me. and i have filled the details like my Email ID my password, date of Birth Country of Territory etc so as to continue with my homail account.
As I am Business Manager I have lot of condfidential and important mails and other details coming to hotmail but somebody has misused the details given by me to update the account and using my Email ID and password he is sending wrong mails to all my contacts and from morning onwards I am getting hundreds of call asking about this.Now I am not able to open the hotmail because the intended person has changed my password.
I am attaching the copy of the mail which is send to all my
from RAJENDRAN ERATTAPALLIYALIL <email@example.com> hide details 8:14 am (30 minutes ago)
date Apr 2, 2008 8:14 AM
subject I NEED YOUR URGENT HELP...
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How are you doing today? I am sorry I didn't inform you about my traveling to Malaysia for a program called "Empowering Youth to Fight Racism, HIV/AIDS, Poverty and Lack of Education. The program is taking place in three major countries in Asia, which are Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. It has been a very sad and bad moment for me, the present condition that i found myself is very hard for me to explain.
I am really stranded in Malaysia because I forgot my little bag in the Taxi where my money, passport, documents and other valuable things were kept on my way to the Hotel am staying, I am facing a hard time here because i have no money on me. I now owe a hotel bill of $1, 400 and they wanted me to pay the bill soon or else they will have to seize my bag and hand me over to the Hotel Management. I need this help from you urgently to help me back home, I need you to help me with the hotel bill and i will also need $2, 000 to feed and help myself back home. So please can you help me with a sum of $3, 400 to sort out my problems here? I need this help so much and on time because i am in a terrible and tight situation here, I don't even have money to feed myself for a day which means i had been starving, so please understand how urgent i need your help.
I am sending you this e-mail from the city Library, I will appreciate what so ever you can afford to send me for now and I promise to pay back your money as soon as i return home. So please let me know on time so that i can forward to you the details of one of the hotel manager you need to transfer the money to me through Money Gram or Western Union.
Hope to hear from you soon. The embassy here have already promised to give me a covering traveling papers that i will need to have my way back home, all i need right now is the money to settle up the bills and leave.
Thanks and get back to me soon.
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Kindly do the needful immediately .
Anticipating your cooperation
Business Development Manager
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