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This is a very odd email.  It’s fake – you haven’t activated anything.  The only link in the email goes to accountingweb, which appears to be a legitimate site.  In fact they even warn you about this email on their contact page.

Usually emails like this contain a fake unsubscribe link – with the scammer hoping you will panic into clicking on the link – where they will either take your account details or try to infect your computer with a trojan.

Nothing like that happens here.  In fact nothing happens.  I’m not sure what the purpose of the email is.  Rest assured, though, that you haven’t activated any services at

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