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    Talking Spark

    I have just had an email from Spark - apparently...

    it says 'Your webmail storage needs to be upgraded today'. Is this legit, or just another scam.

    Additionally it says 'Note: a service fee is applicated as a verification process (This amount is refunded.)' The language is 'odd' - applicated. Really?

    Comments please? Or am I just paranoid...
    Now-if I could just remember where I left my brain...

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    Default Re: Spark

    Sounds like a scam, if you want log onto your spark account on their webpage to check or just ring them, just don't click anything or use web addresses from the Email, go direct or if you wanna trust me click this https://www.spark.co.nz/myspark/
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    Default Re: Spark

    Common sense tells you Spark sure isn't going to notify you about "storage". Nor ask for some fee to do so.
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    It will be a scam. The key there is the wording "a service fee is applicated as a verification process".

    While ISP's don't give you a bottomless amount of email storage, its can happen if you do have a LOT of email.

    Got a few clients whom do have GB's of email with Outloook.com and sometimes get messages saying their email is full. The free limit is 15 GB. When going in Via the web mail and looking - YEP full as. So either have a damn good clean out or pay for additional storage.

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    Default Re: Spark

    You read the 'irony' in my post...

    But thanks for confirming my view - deleted with joy!
    Now-if I could just remember where I left my brain...

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    Default Re: Spark

    It is DEFINITELY A SCAM ... I was talking to Spark last week on another matter, but they did confirm it was not from them.

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    Default Re: Spark

    But then again, there is a lot of paranoia going about these days ...

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    Most probably a scam. Just leave it there.

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    here's the answer from spark confirming a scam

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...4gln-ZRW2cawNF

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    Spark won't let me open that... Another scam?

    I don't really do Facebook - at least not in my name and not my DOB. I look, but don't submit.
    Now-if I could just remember where I left my brain...

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