A Scam Email with the Subject "FW: Halifax account Security Update needed" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 16 May 2008 06:49:16 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Holzhauer, John" <John.Holzhauer@gdc4s.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Halifax Customer,
As a part of our efforts to meet the requirements
of the Financial Services Authority we now ask all Halifax Bank users
to update their account information. It's a smart and simple way to add an
additional layer of protection to your account.
Please use the link below to update your account:
Click here to continue updating Your Halifax Account;
(You will be redirected to a Halifax Banking logon page with an unique Session ID)
Thank you for your continued patronage,
President, COO and Director, Halifax plc.
© Copyright Halifax Group plc. 2008.
Halifax plc, Registered in England No.2367076. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG