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If you've received fraudulent e-mails attempting to trick you into divulging personal or financial information, you're not alone. This practice is called "phishing", "spoofing" or "spamming", and shows no signs of stopping. According to Anti-Phishing.org, an Internet clearinghouse that tracks fraudulent e-mail schemes, these e-mails are designed to masquerade as legitimate messages from banks, retail stores, credit card companies, and just about everyone else.

How can you recognize a fraudulent e-mail? It can be very difficult. Many of these e-mails use logos, formats and phrases that are identical to legitimate e-mails. Some frauds are easy to spot because they contain misspellings, misused words, or even a copy of a web page within the body of the e-mail. Others may provide more subtle clues, such as unfamiliar return e-mail addresses or links to websites that donít include the comserv-inc.com domain. No matter how convincing an e-mail might look, or how compelling its message, you can be sure of one thing - If it asks you to enter any personal information (userid, password, social security number, etc), or unsolicited advertising for products or services that we do not offer, the e-mail didnít come from COMSERV.

COMSERV will never:

  • Send e-mail that requires you to enter personal information directly into the e-mail.

  • Send e-mail threatening to close your account if you do not take the immediate action of providing personal information.

  • Send e-mail asking you to enter your userid, password, social security number, or any other personal information into an e-mail or non-secure webpage.

  • Send e-mail asking you to purchase anything that was not requested, or is not part of our Products and Services offerings. This type of e-mail is considered "spam" and it didn't come from COMSERV.


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