A Scam Email with the Subject "Wellsfargo Online Banking Alert" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Sep 2012 03:40:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Wellsfargo Alert" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Valued Customer, This is an important message from Wellsfargo Online Banking Security Centre and this message has been issued due to a recent upgrade of our services. All our current customers are required to update their Online Banking details by simply completing our quick online customers update form. It has come to our attention that your Bank account information needs to be updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account in this year 2012 and to reduce the instance of fraud on banking websites. Due to concerns, for the safety and integrity of the Internet Banking community we have issued this warning message. If you could please take 2-3 minutes out of your online experience and renew your records you will not run into any future problems with the online service. Once you have updated your account records your online banking account will not be interrupted and will continue as normal. To update your Bank records please download the attached document in this email, you are required to download and fill the form. After this one time process your account is updated! We strongly advice that you download the attached form to access the customer update form and enter the required details in order to have your security details updated on our servers. Thank You For Your Co-operation, The Wellsfargo Online Banking Security Department Team. Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, Your Bank will periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements.
Please note that after filling this form and click go to submit. You will be redirected to a new url were you must enter the turing number shown to complete the security update process.
Previously, we asked you to select three security questions and provide us with your own, personalised answer for each question. By providing the same answer you gave when you first set up this security question, you help us confirm your identity and keep your account safe.