Your AIM account will be deleted

I received dozens of scam emails with the subject line, Your AIM account will be deleted, this weekend. The emails read:

Subject: Your AIM account will be deleted
From: []

Dear AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) user,

Your AIM account is flagged as inactive. Within the following 72 hours it’ll be deleted from the system.

If you plan to use this account in the future, you have to download and launch the latest update for the AIM. This update is critical.

In order to install the update use the following link. This link is generated exclusively for your account and is available within a certain period of time. As soon as this link is not available anymore you will get another letter.

Thank you,

AIM Service Team

This e-mail has been sent from an e-mail address that is not monitored. Please do not reply to this message. We are unable to respond to any replies.

This is a scam email designed to steal personal details from you. If you receive a Your AIM account will be deleted email, simply delete it. DO NOT follow the link and DO NOT enter any of your personal details.

I receive over 30 of these AIM Account deletion emails this weekend, so there must have been hundreds and thousands of them sent out, so please don’t be one of the thousands that will give away their details to these scam bastards!

If you receive a “Your AIM account will be deleted” scam email, that has a variation from the details above, we’d love to hear from you. Have a mighty fine day!

3 Responses to “Your AIM account will be deleted”

Jenny Says:

Thanks for this. I know that it probably seems naeve to most people, but I almost clicked on it without thinking, but typed in the subject line and found this on Google (at number 1, bye the way). Thanks Bigman

report scam Says:

The scammer is stealing money with the fake login page.

Henrietta Ford Says:

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