Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Account Security Update

From: Halifax Bank Plc. <>

This email with the subject "Account Security Update" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 18 Jun 2008 05:33:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Halifax Bank Plc. <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Halifax - Always
 giving you extra
Dear Customer,

We have noticed that your account billing records are out of order. If you could please take few minutes out of your online experience to update your billing records you will not run into any future problems with our online service.

However, failure to update your account records will result in the suspension of your account. To start the compulsory updating process please click the secure link below:


Halifax is always committed to protecting your personal data as well as your money.


Head: Security and Online Banking
Halifax plc. Registered in England No. 2367076. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX 2RG.