Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Update your account information for security reason

From: Online Bank of america Alert <>

This email with the subject "Update your account information for security reason" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 05 Jul 2008 11:09:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

The sender was Online Bank of america Alert <>, although it may have been spoofed.

  Dear  member

During our usual security enhancement protocol, we observed multiple login attempt error while login in to your online banking account. We have believed that someone other than you is trying to access your account for security reasons, we have temporarily suspend your account and your access to online banking and will be restricted if you fail to update.

To get started :

 > Log on to

Please Note:
If we do no receive the appropriate account verification within 48 hours, then we will assume this  Bank account is fraudulent and will be suspended. The purpose of this verification is to ensure that your bank account has not been fraudulently used and to combat the fraud from our community.