Re: Email Account Verification Update

I had the following email exchange this morning:

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From: Xerxes Battiwalla
Date: Wed, May 20, 2009 at 10:31 AM
Subject: Re: Email Account Verification Update
To: account_upgrade1@programmer.net


Sure thing - happy to oblige.

My username is: Whydontyou
And my pass is: Shoveitupyourarse

Enjoy!


On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 9:52 AM, HELPDESK ADMINISTRATOR
<Amanda.Warren@selu.edu> wrote:
>
> The Helpdesk Program that periodically checks the size of your e-mail
> space is sending you this information. The program runs weekly to ensure
> your inbox does not grow too large, thus preventing you from receiving or
> sending new e-mail. As this message is being sent, you have 18 megabytes
> (MB) or more stored in your inbox. To help us reset
> your space in our database, please enter your current
> username (_________________) password (_______________).
>
> You will receive a periodic alert if your inbox size is between 18 and 20
> MB. If your inbox size is 20 MB, a program on your Webmail will move your
> oldest e-mails to a folder in your home directory to ensure you can
> continue receiving incoming e-mail. You will be notified once this has
> taken place.
> If your inbox grows to 25 MB, you will be unable to receive new e-mail and
> it will be returned to sender. All this is programmed to ensure your
> e-mail continues to function well.
> Thank you for your cooperation.
>
> HELPDESK ADMINISTRATOR.
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> This message was sent using IMP, the Internet Messaging Program.
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Just quietly, i’m surprised it managed to get through GMail’s spam filter….

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