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Bob received this text message on his mobile phone: “”Hello, this is Scott Smelby from the Yahoo Bank. Kindly contact me for a vital transaction on: [email protected]””. Which statement below is true?

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This is a scam as everybody can get a @yahoo address, not the Yahoo customer service employees.

This is probably a legitimate message as it comes from a respectable organization.

This is a scam because Bob does not know Scott

Bob should write to [email protected] to verify the identity of Scott.

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