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IRS Hoax Emails 10 November 2008

The latest email hoax going around, tells you that you are eligible for a refund of $620.50.

But if you are a careful email reader and you view it in plain text:

 

The link IRS-BX.COM is actually registered in Australia:

   Domain Name: IRS-BX.COM
   Registrar: MELBOURNE IT, LTD. D/B/A INTERNET NAMES WORLDWIDE
   Whois Server: whois.melbourneit.com
   Referral URL: http://www.melbourneit.com
   Name Server: DNS1.IRS-BX.COM
   Name Server: DNS2.IRS-BX.COM
   Status: ok
   Updated Date: 10-nov-2008
   Creation Date: 10-nov-2008
   Expiration Date: 10-nov-2009

>>> Last update of whois database: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 16:17:06 EST <<<

Information provided via www-whois.internic.net

 

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Last Updated: 07/22/2010
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