Email Scam – Inbox Too Full, Password Request

Scam Alerts

We are receiving calls from customers about an email requesting your Wightman email username and password. Although it claims to be from Wightman, it is not. We will never ask for any personal information, including usernames and passwords in an unsolicited email.

Do not respond to this email. Delete it immediately. If you have responded to this email already, log in to your Wightman Webmail account and change your password immediately. If you need help, call us at 1.877.327.4440.


This message was sent automatically by a program on Webmail which periodically checks the size of inboxes, where new messages are received. The program is run weekly to ensure no one's inbox grows too large. If your inbox becomes too large, you will be unable to receive new email. Just before this message was sent, you had 18 Megabytes (MB) or more of messages stored in your inbox on your Webmail To help us re-set your SPACE on our database prior to maintain your INBOX, you must reply to this e-mail and enter your

Username {...........}
and Password {..............}

You will continue to receive this warning message periodically, If your inbox size grows to 20 MB, then a program on Bates Webmail will move your oldest email to a folder in your home directory to ensure that you will continue to be able to receive in coming email. You will be notified by email that this has taken place. If your inbox grows to 25 MB, you will be unable to receive new email as it will be returned to the sender. After you read a message, it is best to REPLY and SAVE a copy.

Thank you for your cooperation

Wightman Telecom