This email with the subject "Important Account Upgrade Required" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 10 Mar 2010 21:37:06 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "HSBC" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
HSBC Bank Plc is hereby announcing the New Security Upgrade. We've upgraded our new SSL servers to serve our customers for a better and secure banking service,against any fraudulent activities.
HSBC Bank Plc
Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.
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HSBC Email ID # 1009