American Greetings: Keep Your E-Mail Protected This Mother’s Day

<strong>Cleveland &mdash; May 5</strong><br />American Greetings Corp., in response to potential e-mail scams that typically occur during major holidays, is providing the public with some helpful tips to ensure the safe receipt of their Mother&#39;s Day online greetings. <br /><br />Celebrating Mom through online greetings is a popular trend. In fact, Mother&#39;s Day ranks among the top five holidays in terms of e-cards sent from the American Greetings family of Web sites. To be sure that you avoid any potentially harmful e-mails, Dan Miller, vice president of Product Management at AG Interactive, a division of American Greetings Corp., offers the following suggestions: <br /><br /><ul><li><strong>Be cautious: </strong>If you have any suspicion that the e-card you have received is fraudulent, do not open the e-mail and do not click on any links within the body of the message if you do.<br />Legitimate e-mails will always give you the option to pick up the e-card by typing in the address of the Web site, rather than clicking on the link. </li><li><strong>Make sure you recognize the sender&#39;s name: </strong>The name of the sender should always be visible in the subject line of the e-mail or within the e-mail itself. If you do not recognize the sender&#39;s name or the sender&#39;s name is not visible, proceed with caution. </li><li><strong>Be sure to look for the Web site: </strong>The Web site should be identifiable in one or more of the following areas: the "from" field, the subject line or the body of the e-mail itself. If…



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