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Subject:  Account Updates [Message-ID:1140947116]
From:  Wells Fargo Online <>
Date:  Mon, 06 Nov 2006 21:08:47 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Account Updates [Message-ID:1140947116]" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 06 Nov 2006 21:08:47 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Wells Fargo Online <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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Dear Valued Customer,

Wells Fargo is constantly working toward security for all of it's online banking users. To ensure the integrity of our online banking system, we periodically and randomly review accounts.
We require you to update your account information. Failure to update your account information could result in your account being placed into a restricted status. Restricted accounts continue to receive payments, but are limited in their ability to send or withdraw funds.

Please update your information as soon as possible. To prevent this restriction,we require that you login into your account and complete our verification process. Various information such as your credit card details and your account information will be used to verify your identity. All the information is securely encrypted ensuring that your information remains safe. To start account verification please follow the link below and fill in the all necessary fields: LOB=CONS

Thank you for your cooperation in keeping our services safe for you and other customers safe.


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