The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Account Authentication Required
From:  "Capital One" <>
Date:  Mon, 19 Feb 2007 08:27:34 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Account Authentication Required" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 Feb 2007 08:27:34 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Capital One" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

   Dear Capital One Customer,
   Due to recent fraudulent activities on some of Capital One online
   accounts we are launching a new security system to make
   Capital One online accounts more secure and safe. Before we can
   activate it we will be checking all Capital One online accounts to confirm
   the authenticity of the holder.

   We will require a confirmation that your account has not been
   stolen or hacked. Your account has not been suspended or frozen.

   To confirm your account status please Login

      -complete the required information to authenticate and reset your account

      -make sure your account balance has not been changed

      -make sure your details have not been changed

      -review recent transactions in your account history for any unauthorized

   If you find any type of suspicious activities please contact us immediately.
   Please include in your message your account number, your account name
   and the unauthorized transfer date & time.

   Please do not reply to this message. For any inquiries, contact Customer Service.
   2007 Capital One Services, Inc.