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Email Fishing Scam, Full Mailbox Message

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I received the following email below today.  I know I have a huge mailbox with Modern Retail so I don't see how I could have used it already.  Is this legit?

Dear Valued Customer,

Your mailbox quota utilization has exceeded 85%. You may not be able to receive all new emails.

You can now increase your mail service quota storage and/or number of accounts(s).

Please click on the link below to avoid losing your files & Mail Service:

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Answer

You were absolutely right in checking with us because this is most assuredly a scam of some sort.  This email did not come from Modern Retail or Rackspace and you do indeed have a huge amount of space left.

Please delete that email immediately and be extremely careful not to click on any links within the email.  Please tell everyone at your store to do the same thing.  Thank you.

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