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According to this email, Instagram Support has “sent you a mail that must be read”. The message urges you to click a link to view the “necessary details and instructions”.
Supposedly, the email is a “mandatory mail service announcement to update you about important changes to your account” and was sent by the “Instagram team”.
However, the email is fraudulent it has no connection to Instagram.
If you click the link in the email, you will be taken to a scam website. The website may try to trick you into downloading and installing malware or divulging your Instagram login details and other sensitive personal information.
If you receive one of these emails, do not click any links that it contains.
Instagram has information about identifying and reporting fraudulent messages on its website.
A screenshot of the scam email: