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Austria: Spam emails reported

A recent case of fraudulent lottery emails have been detected in Austria. Stay safe online and do not reply, download files or click on links from fraudsters.

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It has come to our attention that fraudulent emails have been sent in the name of Ambassasdor Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque. The emails claim that the recipient has won the lottery. Please do not reply to or engage with the sender. We have referred the matter to the relevant authorities.

Email is frequently used to deliver material which could be malicious. For information on how to protect yourself and your information online, visit the Get Safe Online website for free expert advice.

Published 15 July 2013