A Scam Email with the Subject
"For security reasons, your credit card has been blocked. [Scanned]"
was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 03:48:14 -0800 and has been classified as a
The sender was
"Visa Security Measures" <email@example.com>,
although it may have been spoofed.
Scam Tag Cloud
02030405060012creditactivitylockedpasswordsafeaccountrecordscustomerservicecustomverifysecure will securityach[scanned](dd/mm/yyyy)dear
NO CHART DATA - EMAIL HAS NOT YET BEEN ANALYSED
Scam Email Headers
This a (redacted) view of the raw email headers of this scam email. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has been suppressed, but can be
supplied as received to appropriate agencies.
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 03:48:14 -0800
For security reasons, your credit card has been blocked. [Scanned]
Domain Names used for collecting scam email ("Honeypot email accounts") have been obscured and replaced with the token 'HUN1P0T'
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Dear Customer, VISA,
For security reasons, your credit card has been blocked.
As a result of unusual activity, we see that someone has used
your credit card without your permission, for your protection, we
blocked the credit card.
Your case ID Number: PWER478DR7WE
To reactivate your card, download the attached form and follow
the step to update the information contained in your credit card.
Note: Failure to verify the records will result in suspension of
your credit card.
Your safety and our responsibility to you .. thanks
Customer Service Support.