Fake order confirmations are now a part of Spam Quarantine on a daily basis.
But look at the latest edition of this Intuit Software Order confirmation (yes, it’s that time of year). If you’re an “instant panic” person, you might spot the first phone number and call to ask about this message, or simply express your frustration about the company.
In this SPAM case, you can fall into the trap by clicking on any of the links and filling the info and wind up with malware via HTTP or… call the 1-900 number and pay big bucks. I spotted more than 40 different 1-900 numbers at different rates.
I’m pretty sure the “Your call is important to us” will last 5-10 minutes before they simply hang up on you.
However, look carefully at the first line “…multiple items, we may sned them in…”. Notice the word “sned”. It’s very doubtful that Intuit would allow such a spelling mistake in their automatic reply.
Often spelling mistakes (even small subtle ones) are the easiest way to detect a fake order scam.
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