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Email Virus Alert
It has come to our attention that there is a scam email circulating that has a dangerous virus attached to it. The email appears to come from Equifax and is allegedly concerning a request for a credit report. Sample text from one of the emails reads as follows:
Thank you for your request for a credit report. Please find it in the attachment.
* If you feel you have additional information you wish to submit to us that might influence our decision, feel free to write to us at the address listed at the bottom of this letter. Please include the reference number on any correspondence.
P.O. Box 740241
Atlanta GA 75013-0036
The attached PDF file that comes with the email will seemingly open a credit report from Experian, not Equifax that belongs to someone else. It will also unleash a virus in your computer that may slip past most virus detection software.
Please do not open this email, or any other that comes from an unknown source. If the email has been opened, delete it before opening the attachment.