Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Important Account Upgrade Required

From: "HSBC" <>

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" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Sir/Madam,

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.

Due to this recent upgrade, you are requested to update your account information by clicking the link below.

HSBC Bank Plc
Security Advisor

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.
For assistance, log in to your HSBC Online Bank account and choose the "Help" link on any page.

HSBC Email ID # 1009