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Be On The Lookout For Dun & BradStreet Email Hoax - Complaint : 0423441

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Happy Monday! There’s nothing quite like the first Monday after an extended holiday weekend.

Unfortunately, it’s the perfect time for Email scammers to send out hoax EMails hoping that business owners and Email recipients will fall for their ploys as they get back into the swing of the new work week.

Dun & BradStreet Email Hoax

Today’s featured message is a Dun & BradStreet Email Hoax. The Subject Line reads  FW : Complaint - 0423441

The entire text of the message says,

Dun & BradStreet
New Inquiry
New Complaint : 0423441

Dun & Bradstreet has received the above-referenced complaint from one of your customers regarding their dealings with you. The details of the consumer’s concern are included on the reverse. Please review this matter and advise us of your position.

In the interest of time and good customer relations, please provide the DnB with written verification of your position in this matter by June 8, 2013. Your prompt response will allow DnB to be of service to you and your customer in reaching a mutually agreeable resolution. Please inform us if you have contacted your customer directly and already resolved this matter.

The Dun & Bradstreet develops and maintains Reliability Reports on companies across the United States and Canada . This information is available to the public and is frequently used by potential customers. Your cooperation in responding to this complaint becomes a permanent part of your file with the Better Business Bureau. Failure to promptly give attention to this matter may be reflected in the report we give to consumers about your company.

We encourage you to print this complaint (attached file), answer the questions and respond to us.

We look forward to your prompt attention to this matter.
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As you can see, the message urges recipients to click on an attachment (which likely contains malware, viruses or other malicious code) to respond to the complaint.

To make a long story short, don’t do this! Delete the message from your inbox immediately - clicking on this file is only going to make you want to complain about a computer virus and downtime.

If you found this post helpful I ask that you kindly share it with your friends and family so they can avoid computer complications that can result from it.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great virus free day!