A Scam Email with the Subject "AMEX Notification: Please update your contact detalis ( CaseID: 9946065 )" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 11 Sep 2010 08:12:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "American Express" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear American Express Australia card account holder,
As you may already know we regularly ask our customers to update the contact details associated with they're American Express card account (s).
This helps us better contact you with alerts, news, updates and to keep your American Express card safe and reliable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We protect the systems at our end but security is a mutual responsibility and a good communication between you and American Express is always required.
A recent review of your account determined that you need to update the email address and phone number associated with your American Express card account.
We encourage you to use the following link and update your contact details as soon as possible:
Note: Failure to update your contact details may result in account limitations or even account closure.
Please understand that this is a safety measure meant to help protect you, your AMEX card account and the entire American Express system.
Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Head of AMEX AU Security,
American Express Australia Limited (ABN 92 108 952 085)
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