Is this a scam?

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  1. islandman

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  2. NSquirrel

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    20% VAT on £29.99 is a bit more than £0.50! I think that says enough about the authenticity.
     
  3. J. A.

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    Here's the one I received this month:
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    The amount that should be charged is way too much, compared to my 3,99 €, and there's no link in my email to open a dispute, just a link to downgrade.
    You'll find pricing for your country on this site:
    iCloud storage pricing - Apple Support

    Did you subscribe to that storage plan (200 GB)?
     
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    No I didn't and thanks to you both. I am sure that if I were a customer they would have addresses me by name. All too often spam emails/phishing arrive stating dear email address don't they?. Thanks to you both.
     
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    Yes, Apple will address you by name. Spammers don't do this because they don't know your name. Anything that begins with 'Dear Customer' should be immediately suspected as fraud.
     
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    If you go to Settings>iCloud>Storage, it will tell you which, if any, storage plan you're currently subscribed to.
     
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    Did that and it says total storage 5.GB available 2.6GB
    when I click on manage storage it shows iPad This iPad 2.2GB Mail 219.2MB
    when I click on the arrow extension to 2.2GB it shows
    Latest backup 15.07GB
    Back up size 2.2GB
     
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    According to that, you're definitely not subscribed to any paid iCloud storage plan. The invoice you received is definitely fake.
     
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