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January 13, 2012, 03:46:33 PM
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Just got this in my email, and yes that address was on the big leak list last year. Mods if this isn't in the right place then please move it.

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Dear Mt.Gox user,

Your account is currently pending review, please visit hxxxs://mtgox.com/forms/verification
For those users who have had their accounts marked for review, an explanation of why were are implementing these security measures can be found here:

Security Measures Explained

“Verified” Accounts are eligible for monthly/daily transaction limits of up to 5 times the monthly limit and 10 times the daily limit.

In order to apply for the “Verified” account status please attach a copy of the following documents:
- Your government issued photo ID (passport, permanent residence card or driver’s license) and
- A scan of either your monthly utility bill (power, phone, TV, gas, water, etc.) or a certificate of residency issued by your local government.

Thanks,
The Mt.Gox team

The links in the email actually went to some Russian site. F'n amateurs.
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January 13, 2012, 03:53:02 PM
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Thanks for bringing this to our attention. You may have saved some people a lot of pain.
As a note on best practices, always reply to such emails by sending a private message at the website it claims to be from. Don't hit reply or follow any links within the email.

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January 14, 2012, 02:01:23 AM
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Got that one, didn't notice the url, and an hour later:
"[Mt.Gox] Withdraw from your account epii"

 Lips sealed I cannot describe how stupid I feel right now.  This is what I get for not reading the forums and for reading emails when I'm half asleep...

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