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Subject:  Halifax account Security Update needed (May 15, 2008) MsgID-5
From:  Halifax <>
Date:  Thu, 15 May 2008 09:58:37 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Halifax account Security Update needed (May 15, 2008) MsgID-5" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 15 May 2008 09:58:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Halifax <>, 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