This email with the subject "Abbey UK Online Security Update Notification" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 10 Feb 2008 11:34:57 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Service@Abbey.co.uk"<Service@Abbey.co.uk>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear valued Abbey National member:
As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the Abbey Online Banking system. We recently contacted you after noticing an issue on your account.We requested information from you for the following reason:
Our system requires further account verification.
To restore your account, please click on the link bellow and complete the required information :
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Your account might be placed on restricted status. Restricted accounts continue to receive payments, but they are limited in their ability to send or withdraw funds. To lift up this restriction, you need to complete our verification process. All restricted accounts have their billing information unconfirmed, meaning that you may no longer send money from your account until you have reactive your billing information on file. Sign in to Online Banking
Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.
For assistance, log in to your Abbey Online Bank account and choose the "Help" link on any page.
Abbey Email ID # 1009