This email with the subject "Online Account Security Update." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 21 Aug 2008 19:47:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Abbey National Plc. <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Valued Customer,
Abbey Bank has been receiving complaints from our customers for unauthorized
use of the Abbey Online Banking accounts. As a result we are making an extra
security check on all of our Customers account in order to protect their
information from theft and fraud.
Due to this, you are requested to follow the provided steps and confirm your
Online Banking details for the safety of your Accounts.
However, Failure to do so may result in temporary account suspension. Please
understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect you and your
account. We apologize for any inconvenience.