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    Generally, I ignore any emails that I'm not sure about and I plan on doing the same for this one, but I have received quite a few recently and wanted to check to see if my ignoring the email was ok. Basically, it says it's from the Student Loan Company, but it isn't formatted in a professional manner and like all scam things it's asking for my details. I thought I'd ask just to be on the safe side- I don't want to lose my student loan after all!!

    'This is a formal notification of an important account update. Due to a recent update in our database we require all student to update their account information to ensure you receive your scheduled payment, and avoid a missed payment. To update your account information, click on the link below
    created specially for this purpose if that does not work you can copy and paste the link to your browse.

    [Link removed]

    Please fill the requested information exactly as you filled it when you were signing up for student finance or your payment will be suspended because of failed account verification.

    Yours sincerely

    Student Finance England

    Please do not reply to this email as it has been automatically produced from an address which cannot accept incoming mail.

    ******************************** ******************************** ******************************** *******
    The information from the Student Loans Company Ltd contained in this e-mail is private and privileged. If you have received this e-mail in error be advised that any use is strictly prohibited. Please notify us and delete the message from your computer. You may not copy or forward it or use or disclose its contents to any other person.

    As internet communications are capable of data corruption it may be inappropriate to rely on advice or opinions contained in an e-mail without obtaining written confirmation of it. This footnote also confirms that this email message has been swept for the presence of computer viruses, however we do not accept any liability or responsibility for resultant virus infection. Opinions and views expressed in this e-mail are those of the sender and may not reflect the opinions and views of The Student Loans Company Limited.

    The Student Loans Company Ltd registered office is at 21 St Thomas Street, Bristol, BS1 6JS and it is registered in England Company No. 02401034, VAT No. 556 4352 32.
    ******************************** ******************************** ******************************** ********'

    Any thoughts??

    It is a scam. If you're unsure log on to the official site and see what they say.

    • Thread Starter

    Ok, thanks! I thought it was, but figured it's better to ask than regret it later!

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