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Subject:  HSBC Alerts: Online Banking Is Suspended
From:  HSBC Bank <>
Date:  Tue, 25 Jan 2011 23:59:00 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "HSBC Alerts: Online Banking Is Suspended" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 25 Jan 2011 23:59:00 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam. The sender was HSBC Bank <>, although it may have been spoofed.

As part of our ongoing effort to protect your account and our relationship, we monitor your account for possible fraudulent activity. To that end, we are writing to let you know that our monitoring process has temporarily suspended your online access, This has been done due to the number of incorrect login attempts.

To restore access to your online banking click on the Log on button below.

Your satisfaction is important to us, and we appreciate your prompt attention to this matter.

HSBC Fraud Prevention Department