Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Important Update Message!

From: Alliance & Leicester <>

This email with the subject "Important Update Message!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 12 Jan 2010 10:08:40 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Alliance & Leicester <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Alliance & Leicester          PART OF THE SANTANDER GROUP     

Dear Customer,

To ensure you are always protected, we are introducing a new programme on security called
BankSecure-cfx-010 and you'll see a number of initiatives that will be put in place to enhance your Internet banking experience.

Sequel to the new security measure, our records indicates that your account was Flagged
and has upshot an internal error on our processor.

For security reasons, you must update your account to restore full access to your Online Banking.
Please click on the link below to complete your account update.
Best Regards,
Signature of Emilio BotinJulie Armstrong
Customer service manager
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This message was sent to you as an Alliance & Leicester customer, to inform you regarding important information about your account.

Please do not reply to this email. It has been sent from an email address that does not accept incoming emails. To contact us, please telephone internet banking on 0844 800 11 44 or textphone 0844 800 50 50 or visit our website Calls to 0844 numbers cost 6 pence plus 5 pence per minute from a BT Together landline. Mobile and other providers' charges may vary. Calls are recorded and may be monitored for security, quality control and training purposes.

As an additional security measure every customer email sent to you by Alliance & Leicester Group will be addressed to you personally. Please report to any email which appears to come from Alliance & Leicester but is NOT addressed to you personally.

We will never ask you to supply personal information such as passwords or other security information via email. If you are ever asked to supply this information in any email which appears to come from Alliance & Leicester, please report this to suspiciousemails@alliance-

This email has been sent by Alliance & Leicester plc. Registered Office: Carlton Park, Narborough, Leicester LE19 0AL. Company No. 3263713. Registered in England. Alliance & Leicester plc is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Our FSA register number is 189099.