The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Phishing, ID Theft o

Subject:  Alert : Wells Fargo Account Confirmation
From:  Wells Fargo Security <>
Date:  Fri, 19 Feb 2010 08:26:46 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Alert : Wells Fargo Account Confirmation" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 19 Feb 2010 08:26:46 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender was Wells Fargo Security <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Wells Fargo Home Page

Dear Valued Customer

Technical services of wells Fargo Online Banking are carrying out a planned software upgrade for the year. We earnestly ask you to visit the following link to start procedure of confirmation on customers date. Once you have updated your account records your wells Fargo Online Banking service will not be interrupted and will continue as normal. And this is to Inform you that our Home page would be taking a new look, extra verification would be needed. You will now be required to enter your Password for Extra security Measures.

To restore your Online access, please Sign in to Online Banking

This is required for us to continue to offer you a safe and risk free environment
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.

Thanks for your co-operation.

Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, wells Fargo Online Banking will periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.

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