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Old 03-31-2010, 04:49 PM
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Exclamation WARNING: Scam Alert!

It has come to our attention that a third party has been sending out an email that looks like an official email from Build-A-Bearville asking for your Citizen Name and Current Password. Here's an email received by one of our Guests:

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Please IGNORE this email.THIS IS A SCAM. We will never ask for your username and password. If you received this email and replied, PLEASE CHANGE YOUR PASSWORDS NOW!
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Old 03-31-2010, 04:51 PM
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how is this a scam? i have a gmail. does it only give to gmail ppl/
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Old 03-31-2010, 04:52 PM
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Oh no! Now people are trying to scam by email?! How terrible! Luckily, I haven't received this yet.
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Old 03-31-2010, 04:53 PM
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do you change your password in babv?
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Old 03-31-2010, 04:53 PM
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uh oh! i haven't got this email yet and i hope i don't!
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Oh no! I hope I didn't get it. I will ignore it if I get it. Thanks for the warning!
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Oh no, I didn't get it yet and hopefully I won't. Thanks for warning us!
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Old 03-31-2010, 04:58 PM
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how is this a scam? i have a gmail. does it only give to gmail ppl/
If you would check the email address from the sender, it is using an email address not affiliated with Build-A-Bear. If you will reply to this email and give your login information then the sender would be able to hack your account.

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Thank you SOO much!! I hope i don't get it!!!
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Old 03-31-2010, 05:00 PM
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oh soo the sender's account isnt a babw owner or worker?? but how do they know my email address?
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