Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: New HSBC Updates.

From: HSBC Bank UK <>

This email with the subject "New HSBC Updates." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 27 Jul 2008 05:52:19 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

The sender was HSBC Bank UK <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Home - HSBC Bank UK The world's local bank

Dear Valued Client,

We recently notices one or more attempts to log in your HSBC Bank account from a foreign IP address and
we have reason to believe that your account was hacked by a third party without your authorization.

If you recently accessed your account while travelling, the unusual log in attempts may have initiated by you.

However if you are the rightfull holder of the account please click on the log on button below and verify your account information

Failure to verify your information will lead to the temporary suspension of your account online for security reasons

HSBC Bank Plc.