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Subject:  Re: A 2006 Invoice Date:  7/9/2013  5:16 PM
Author:  bacon Number:  118828 of 121602

From the original post, I inferred that the invoice was received through snail mail from a company that the OP had done business with before.

Part of the phishing scam--as it is with any other scam--is that the phisher pretends to be someone he's not--in this case "a company that the OP had done business with before." Since the OP's received original correspondence was to a physical address skimmable from the Internet, and not to a mailing address or an email address--either or both of which the legitimate furniture store would have had, also--phishing can't be so easily discounted.

A phone call to the store, or as OP plans to do, a letter to the store and not to the originator of the dun asking for the actual bill, would be a worthwhile check.

Eric Hines
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