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29 Aug 2010
Here's the body of a phish purporting to tell me about a $386 refund from the Canada Revenue Agency. Even disregarding the signature that says Internal Revenue Service, check out that alt text and file name for the image.
After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of $386.00 Please submit the tax refund request and allow us 6-9 days in order to process it. <br /> <br /> A refund can be delayed for a variety of reasons. For example submitting invalid records or applying after the deadline. <br /> <img height="340" alt="Fake CRA site" src="http://video.itworldcanada.com/ITBUimages/Jan19/fake_cra.jpg" width="450" /><br /> To access the form for your tax refund, please <U><a href="URL of phish site">click here</a></U> <br /> <br /> Regards, <br /> Internal Revenue Service
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what a hoot!
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