The Sun-Times has been alerted of a phishing scam hitting e-mail inboxes nationwide. The e-mail is disguised as an electronic copy of a purchased airline ticket. It is advised that if anyone does receive this e-mail, they should report it as spam or junk without opening it. The copy of the email text is as follows:
FLIGHT NUMBER AA753
DATE & TIME / JANUARY 15, 2012, 10:53 PM
ARRIVING / Cleveland
TOTAL PRICE / 223.73 USD
Your bought ticket is attached to the letter as a scan document.
You can print your ticket.
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