Like most lame spam, this one lacks any formatting or graphics. The tricky part is that it’s masquerading as a news story sent to me by a friend, and those typically lack formatting and graphics. Clues that it’s fake: I don’t know the sender; the sender shows as Wendy Kauffman but the text says it came from Rich Webb; it went to an account that I only use for newsletters and discussion lists; and hovering over the URLs shows that they don’t lead to a BBC site. These are malware delivery vehicles.
Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org; on behalf of; Wendy Kauffman [email@example.com]
Subject: BBC-Email: Cyprus races to rework savings tax after closing banks till Thursday
Rich Webb saw this story on the BBC News website and thought you should see it.
** Cyprus races to rework savings tax after closing banks till Thursday **
Cyprus can amend terms to a bailout deal that has sparked huge public anger….
< http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/news/world-financial-53321772 >
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