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Subject:  Limited Barclays Account access, please follow these steps***
From:  "accounts@barclays.co.uk"<update@barclays.co.uk>
Date:  Thu, 23 Feb 2006 18:03:25 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Limited Barclays Account access, please follow these steps***" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Feb 2006 18:03:25 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "accounts@barclays.co.uk"<update@barclays.co.uk>, although it may have been spoofed.

J.S Smith Security Advisor Barclays Bank PLC.

Dear Sir/Madam

Please note that your Barclays Online Account is about to expire. In order for it to remain active and avoid a temporal hold on your funds, we need you to update your personal information, this is also a new security statment to give our customers a better, fast and secure online banking service.
Please follow the link below and proceed to update your information:

http://www.barclays.co.uk/cgi-bin/accountupdate/1,00,102.html

Tank you for your patience as we work together to protect your account.

Sincerely,
Barclays Bank Customer Service

*Important*
Please update your records on or before 24 hours, a failure to update your records will result in a temporal hold on your funds.If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choise but to temporaly suspend or deleted your account.


Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.
For assistance, log in to your Barclays Online Bank account and choose the "Help" link on any page.

Barclays Email ID # 1009