phish
 v.— «Phishing attacks are typically sent by e-mail directing the recipients to a phony Web site and asking them to enter private financial information, such as credit card, Social Security and bank account numbers. The information is then used to commit identify theft and credit card fraud.» —“Fleet customers join preferred prey of e-scammers” by Timothy C. Barmann Providence Journal (R.I.) Apr. 27, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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