Capital One Fraudulent Emails

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This past weekend 172 million Americans did a little shopping... kicking off the holidays.. with some using their credit cards to take advantage of sales and bargains.
That's why it was alarming for some to get these emails from Capital One... one of the biggest credit card companies in the U.S.
They warned your account's temporarily suspended and you can't use it till you click on a link and verify your personal information.
That link had Capital One written all over it, but it really was a crook's website. He was hoping you'd pass on your name, address, social security number, and credit card data.
The good news... the link's been shut down, but who knows how many people fell for it.
The bottom line... you'll get more phone calls, emails, and scam letters now that the holidays are upon us... so if you're even one bit suspicious... check things out before responding. And remember.. if in doubt... make a call for action... we'll help you look into it.

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