The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  Important Information
From:  Commonwealth NetBanking <notice@cba.com.au>
Date:  Thu, 22 Feb 2007 12:38:46 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Important Information" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 22 Feb 2007 12:38:46 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Commonwealth NetBanking <notice@cba.com.au>, although it may have been spoofed.

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Safe and Secure Tips for Internet Banking
IMPORTANT: We will never send you an email requesting your credit card information and we recommend that you check your transaction history and account statements to make sure there are no unauthorised transactions on any of your accounts. You can continue to your internet banking and check your transactions history.

When using Internet Banking from home or locations such as, hotels, internet cafes, libraries and friend's homes, make sure it has:

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  • Anti-Spyware & Antivirus software

For more detailed information on how to keep your online banking safe and secure view our Internet Security Video.

We recommend that you regularly check your transaction history and account statements to make sure there are no unauthorised transactions on any of your accounts. You can continue to your internet banking now.