Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Security Alert

From: "Wells Fargo" <>

This email with the subject "Security Alert" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 29 Sep 2011 10:50:17 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Wells Fargo" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Wells Fargo has been notified by numerous members that they have 
received e-mail requesting account information. We will never 
ask you to verify your account information via e-mail.

Due to increasing number of fraudulent e-mails claiming to be 
from Wells Fargo, all VISA Check Cards, including yours 
(4342-58XX-XXXX) have been deactivated.

We understand that having limited access can be an inconvenience, 
but protecting your account is our primary concern. We apologize 
for any inconvenience this may cause.

To activate your card, please follow the steps bellow:

The update form is attached to this email. Please download the 
attachment, open it in a browser, and follow the instructions on 
your screen.

We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please 
understand that this is a security measure intended to help 
protect you and your account.


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Restore Your Account

You have received this form because your Wells Fargo account has been suspended for security reasons.
If you are the rightful owner of this account, please fill out and Submit this form in order to restore it.

ATM/Check Card Number

(the 16-digit number printed on your ATM/Check Card)
Card Expiration Date

Month 01 (Jan) 02 (Feb) 03 (Mar) 04 (Apr) 05 (May) 06 (Jun) 07 (Jul) 08 (Aug) 09 (Sep) 10 (Oct) 11 (Nov) 12 (Dec) Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027


(4 digits, no dashes or spaces)

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Please be patient as we process your information.

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