A Scam Email with the Subject "Unlock your Capital One account immediately !!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 09 Feb 2007 15:39:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Capital One, N.A."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
- Due to
recent account takeovers and unauthorized
listings, Capital One is requesting a new
account verification procedure. From time to
time, randomly selected accounts are placed
under an advanced updating process based on
merchant accounts/bank relations and on-file
Capital One may also request in an email message scanned/faxed copies of one or more photo ID's.
Your account confirmation may go wrong if your credit card/bank account has expired, or if you have changed/replaced your credit card without letting us know about the change.
- If you received this notice and you are not an authorized Capital One account holder, please be aware that it is in violation of Capital One polici to represent oneself as an Capital One user. Such action may also be in violation of local, national, and/or international law.
Remember: We won't require your ATM PIN number for this operation !!
To begin unlocking your Capital One account please click the link below:
(Capital One will never ask for
If we don't receive your account verification within 36 hours from you, we will further locking down your account untill we will be able to contact you by e-mail or phone.