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Just another scam

Discussion in 'UO Great Lakes' started by Doug Ravene, Jun 26, 2008.

  1. Doug Ravene

    Doug Ravene Guest

    A buddy of mine got this e-mail today. I'm pretty sure it's a scam. Keep in mind, folks, that NO COMPANY OR WEBSITE will ever ask you to e-mail your account and personal info to them. You do business ONLY through the official website. If you're ever unsure, then contact the company or website and ask them for verification. This is the e-mail, with a few things deleted for obvious reasons:


    It has come to our attention that you are trying to sell/trade your personal
    Ultima Online account.
    As you may or may not be aware of, this conflicts with the EULA and Terms of
    If this proves to be true, your account can and will be disabled. It will be
    ongoing for further investigation by EA employee's. ***(Note, EA Customer Service reps know how to use proper grammar)***
    EA might consider taking legal actions against your crime, if it seems to be of an
    extreme nature. ***(Note, it's not illegal to sell your account, lmao. This is called a scare tactic)***

    If you wish to not get your account suspended you should immediately verify your
    This action is taken because we at EA Entertainment take issues of this nature
    quite serious. We need to confirm you are the original owner of the account.
    This is easiest done by confirming your personal information along with concealed
    information about your account.
    You can confirm that you are the original owner of the account by replying to this
    email with:

    Use the following template below to verfiy your account and information via email.

    * First and Surname
    * Address
    * Zip code
    * Phone number Daytime
    * Country
    * Account e-mail
    * Account name
    * Account password

    If you ignore this mail your account can and will be closed permanently.
    We ask you to NOT change passwords until the investigation is fully completed.

    Electronic Arts Technical Support
    P.O. Box ****
    *******, CA 9***3

    PRIVACY POLICY. We want our ESRB Privacy Online Certified Policy to give you
    confidence whenever you play at EA.com -- because your privacy is very important
    to us. To view our complete Privacy Policy, please go to


    Account Administration Team
    Electronic Arts

    EA.com – the place to play
  2. Zynia

    Zynia Lore Master
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Jun 16, 2005
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    That's pretty funny, lol. Hopefully the guy didn't fall for it.
  3. Doug Ravene

    Doug Ravene Guest

    He didn't. It is pretty funny though, the people might as well have come out and said "We'll hunt you down and kill you unless you give us all your lOOt. Thanks for playing with EA"
  4. Lady Michelle

    Lady Michelle Sprite Full SP
    Stratics Veteran The DarkOutlaws, TDO

    May 12, 2008
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    I hope he cleaned is pc after he open it for any spyware.

    We at EA know you did something awful so we are going to banned your account reply back to this email with your username and password. Im waiting to see that one.
  5. FireCrazy

    FireCrazy Guest

    ***(Note, EA Customer Service reps know how to use proper grammar)***

    I doubt that!! These clowns barely speak enough English to answer phone calls.
  6. Zynia

    Zynia Lore Master
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Jun 16, 2005
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    *speaks with foriegn accent*

    But hello my name is Tim, how may I help you today?
  7. Barbosa

    Barbosa Guest

    Haha yea they, never speak good english. However some might say they sound british? Theres goes my extra 2.99 a month bah
  8. Black Betty

    Black Betty Guest

    Very true statement!!!!rolleyes:
    Last time I contacted support, it went a little like this......

    "Hello. I'm being helping you today."