A Scam Email with the Subject "Last Notice! Connection-Colonial Bank Certificate is due to expire 1st may 2008" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 May 2008 12:13:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Certificate Department" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Connection-Colonial Bank Renewal (Last Notice!)
Personal (Smartcard) e-Cert & Personal e-Cert
Certificate owner must renew the certificate before expiry date.
Your certificate expiration date - 23 may 2008.
The system will send email (Certificate Renewal Notice) to the certificate owner ten
hours before the certificate is due to expire, if it has not been renewed.
Upon receiving the renewal notice, certificate owner is required to connect to
Colonial Bank Certificate Management System and present the client certificate.
Secure Server e-Cert & Developer e-Cert
Certificate owner has the responsibility to renew the certificate before expiry date.
Successful renewed application will receive an email notification from Colonial Bank.
Applicant can just browse to the URL stated in the email and then download the certificate.
2003-2008 Colonial Bank, N.A.