Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Scotia Bank: Security Update Required

From: "Scotia Online" <>

This email with the subject "Scotia Bank: Security Update Required" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 26 Nov 2010 17:06:54 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Scotia Online" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Valued Customer,

During our routine check, our online security team observed that

your account need to be Updated, because the number of attempts to sign in exceeded

the number allowed, you are required to Update your online access.

Please note that entering invalid entries to your details will lead to

Online Account Lock Down. For your security, we have issued this warning.

We ask that you take 5-10 minutes to update your online access. We have

placed an extra verification processes to ensure your identity and your

account security. Sign in to begin the verification process.

(Failure to verify account details correctly may lead to account Lock Down)

Thank you.
Online Banking Security Team
Scotia Online.
Scotia Bank 2001 - 2007

(If you are not a Scotia Online Customer Do not reply to this email. Scotia Bank  retains
the right to send you periodic updates on alerts and services).