Fake iNat message?? Phish observation?

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Gena Bentall

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Feb 27, 2019, 12:28:23 PM2/27/19
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I received an email notification of an odd iNat message this morning (I did not click on any part of the message). When I checked my actual inbox on my iNat page, the message was not there. I searched for the user---nope. So I assume it is a phishing scam of some sort. Has anyone else had this happen?

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Paul

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Feb 27, 2019, 12:35:37 PM2/27/19
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I got this exact same message this morning also 

Sincerely 
ck2az 
Paul Kelly 

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On Feb 27, 2019, at 10:28 AM, Gena Bentall <gena.b....@gmail.com> wrote:

I received an email notification of an odd iNat message this morning (I did not click on any part of the message). When I checked my actual inbox on my iNat page, the message was not there. I searched for the user---nope. So I assume it is a phishing scam of some sort. Has anyone else had this happen?

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Tony Iwane

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Feb 27, 2019, 12:50:50 PM2/27/19
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We've blocked the IP address that was sending those messages. The reason you didn't see the account is that it was suspended automatically as a spammer once it sent those messages. Please email he...@inaturalist.org if you receive more.

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On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 9:35:37 AM UTC-8, Paul Kelly wrote:
I got this exact same message this morning also 

Sincerely 
ck2az 
Paul Kelly 

Sent from my iPhone

On Feb 27, 2019, at 10:28 AM, Gena Bentall <gena.b....@gmail.com> wrote:

I received an email notification of an odd iNat message this morning (I did not click on any part of the message). When I checked my actual inbox on my iNat page, the message was not there. I searched for the user---nope. So I assume it is a phishing scam of some sort. Has anyone else had this happen?

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Gena Bentall

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Feb 27, 2019, 12:57:41 PM2/27/19
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Thanks Tony!


On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 9:50:50 AM UTC-8, Tony Iwane wrote:
We've blocked the IP address that was sending those messages. The reason you didn't see the account is that it was suspended automatically as a spammer once it sent those messages. Please email he...@inaturalist.org if you receive more.

Tony Iwane

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 9:35:37 AM UTC-8, Paul Kelly wrote:
I got this exact same message this morning also 

Sincerely 
ck2az 
Paul Kelly 

Sent from my iPhone

On Feb 27, 2019, at 10:28 AM, Gena Bentall <gena.b....@gmail.com> wrote:

I received an email notification of an odd iNat message this morning (I did not click on any part of the message). When I checked my actual inbox on my iNat page, the message was not there. I searched for the user---nope. So I assume it is a phishing scam of some sort. Has anyone else had this happen?

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