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Subject:  Wells Fargo Account Owner Urgent Verification
From:  Wells Fargo Online Banking <securityupdate@wellsfargo.com>
Date:  Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:11:41 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Wells Fargo Account Owner Urgent Verification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 Nov 2012 04:11:41 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Wells Fargo Online Banking <securityupdate@wellsfargo.com>, although it may have been spoofed.

Wells Fargo

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This is an Alert to help manage your online banking access.

Dear Wells Fargo Online customer,
Wells Fargo Online Banking has been receiving complaints from our customers for unauthorised uses of Wells Fargo Online Banking accounts. As a result we are temporarily shutting down some selected Wells Fargo Online Banking Accounts perceived vulnerable to this, pending till the time we carry out proper verification by the account owner. Wells Fargo is committed to ensure the safeguard of each customer personal information, making sure only authorised individuals have access to their accounts.

As a first step to have Your Wells Fargo Online Banking Access reactivated please verify your identity by using the link provided below:


http://www.wellsfargo.com./fraud.prevention/account/verification


These instructions are sent to and should be followed by all Wells Fargo Online Banking clients,to avoid service deactivation after the verification is completed. We apologise for any inconveniences and thank you for your cooperation. Ashley Machin
Ashley Machin,
Digital Banking Director

Thank you,
Customers Support Service.