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Fake Walmart TV Purchase

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Well, looks like someone out there is trying the old e-mail phishing scam again. This time it looks like they are trying to pretend to be and attempting to scare people in making them think that they made a purchase. This is what the e-mail looks like:

Walmart TV Phishing Scam

From – Thu May 16 14:26:40 2013
X-UIDL: 1368709532.17838.pt01
X-Mozilla-Status: 0001
X-Mozilla-Status2: 00000000
Return-Path: Received: (fqmail 17837 invoked from network); 16 May 2013 13:05:32 -0000
Received: (qmail 15440 invoked from network); 16 May 2013 13:05:32 -0000
Received: from ( [])
Delivery-date: Thu, 16 May 2013 21:05:20 +0800
Received: from [] (port=60661 helo=[])
by with asmtp
id 5YLB76-7112H5-If; Thu, 16 May 2013 21:05:20 +0800
DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; c=simple/simple;;; q=dns/txt; s=IP;
t=1367353171; x=1398889171;
Accreditor: Habeas
X-Habeas-Report: Please report use of this mark in spam to
Date: Thu, 16 May 2013 21:05:20 +0800
Message-Id: <>
X-Authentication-Warning: batch set sender to using -f
Subject: Thanks for your Order 6036254-090423
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative;

Thanks for ordering from We’re currently processing your order.
Items in your order selected for shipping

• You’ll receive another email, with tracking information, when your order ships.

• If you’re paying by credit card or Bill Me Later®, your account will not be charged until your order ships. If you see a pending charge on your account prior to your items shipping, this is an authorization hold to ensure the funds are available. All other forms of payment are charged at the time the order is placed.
Shipping Information
Ship to Home

Liam Wilson
2636 Burgess St
St Peters, DC 68025-3157
USA Order Number: 6036254-090423
Ship to Home – Standard
Items Qty Arrival Date Price
Toshiba UN48EH8000 62″ 1080p 400Hz Class LED (3.7″ ultra-slim) 3D HDTV 1 Arrives by Tue., May 21
Eligible for Free Standard Shipping to Home. $898.00
Subtotal: $898.00
Shipping: Free
Tax: $62.86
See our Returns Policy or
contact Customer Service Total: $960.86
Order Summary
Order Date: 05/15/2013
Subtotal: $898.00
Shipping: Free
Tax: $62.86
Order Total: $960.86
Credit card: $960.86

Billing Information
Payment Method:
Credit card
If you have any questions, please refer to or reply to this email and let us know how we can help.

Your Customer Service Team

This one is a little more apparent that it is illegitimate as they try to get you to go to a misspelled domain called “” as opposed to “” As usual, I’m sure someone out there may have fallen for it so be sure to just dump it in the trash.

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