Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Security Update Notification

From: Wells Fargo Online <>

This email with the subject "Security Update Notification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 10 Oct 2006 02:44:07 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

Dear Valued Customer,
Wells Fargo works closely with you to keep your information
safe while you bank online. Now we've joined with EarthLink internet guard
to offer you The Best possible Internet Security, we require you get this
free secure upgrade to help avoid fraud wherever you access your account
on the Internet.
Most of our customers are victims of online fraud, so with this latest security update, we have been able to ensure your identity and your account security. Please click on
Sign in to Secured Online Banking
to upgrade to this FREE PREMIUM Service.
(For your security we aim for the best maximum security,
we ask that you upgrade to this new premium service.)

Thank you.
Online Banking Security Team
WellsFargo N.A.
2006 All Rights Reserved.