" Dear AOL Member, We recently noticed one or more attempts to log in to your AOL account from
a foreign IP address and we have reasons to believe that your account was used third party without your authorization."
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although not necessarily from the same apparent sender.
The Spoof Email ...
Dear AOL Member,
We recently noticed one or more attempts to log in to your AOL account from
a foreign IP address and we have reasons to believe that your account was used third party without your authorization. If you recently accessed your account while traveling, the unusual login attempts may have been initiated by you The login attempt was made from: IP address: 172.25.210.66 ISP Host: cache-66.proxy.aol.com
By now, we used many techniques to verify the accuracy of the information our users provide us when they register on the Site. However, because user verification on the Internet is difficult, AOL cannot and does not confirm each user's purported identity. Thus, we have established an offline verification system to help you evaluate with who you are dealing with. Please click here to update your billing records
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The Spoof Website ...
Not online at time of report, but likely to closely resemble the real AOL login page.