The newest social engineering scam email hitting some inboxes is the “thank you for your Red Sox ticket order” email. In this spam, the fake order confirmation tells you that you have ordered over $200 ($238 in the example below) worth of Red Sox tickets, which have been charged to your MasterCard.
Here’s the email – if you receive this fake Red Sox ticket order email, don’t click on any of the links!
Subject: Thank You for your order. ( RSXV – 1140778 – 3086507 )
Thank you for your recent ticket purchase. We truly appreciate your support and commitment to Red Sox Baseball. If you have any questions regarding your purchase, please contact our Ticket Services department by calling (toll free) 877-REDSOX9.
Note that you will receive a separate email within the next two business days which will include the vouchers you will need for both parking at the Prudential Center and your Duck Boat ride to the ballpark, included in each End of Summer Family Pack purchase.
Please remember that all sales are final-there are no refunds or exchanges issued on any tickets. Also note that all game times are subject to change. Be sure to visit redsox.com for the latest Red Sox news and any game time updates.
Thanks again! We look forward to seeing you at the ballpark this season.(Article continues below)
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Boston Red Sox Ticketing Department
The following is your on-line ticket purchase summary:
Ship via – Regular Mail
Delivery Method: Regular Mail
Tickets will be mailed no later than one week prior to the first game in your order.
NOTE: All amounts for this event are in US Dollars ($)
Your confirmation number is: RSXV – 1140778 – 3086507
The tickets you have purchased are:
White Sox at Red Sox
at 7:10PM EDT
Section Row Seat Price Type
G21 16 4 $55.00 End of Summer Family Pack
G21 16 5 $55.00 End of Summer Family Pack
G21 16 6 $55.00 End of Summer Family Pack
G21 16 7 $55.00 End of Summer Family Pack
Convenience fee for 4 seats $18.00
Order Processing: $7.00
The Boston Red Sox
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