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Subject:  Your Barclays Online Account is about to expire
From:  "Barclays Bank"<service@barclays.co.uk>
Date:  Wed, 01 Feb 2006 06:23:35 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Your Barclays Online Account is about to expire" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 01 Feb 2006 06:23:35 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Barclays Bank"<service@barclays.co.uk>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Sir/Madam

Please note that your Barclays Online Account is about to expire. In order for it to remain active and avoid a temporal hold on your funds, we need you to update your personal information, this is also a new security statment to give our customers a better, fast and secure online banking service.
Please follow the link below and proceed to update your information:

http://www.barclays.co.uk/cgi-bin/accountupdate/1,00,102.html

Tank you for your patience as we work together to protect your account.

Sincerely,
Barclays Bank Customer Service

*Important*
Please update your records on or before 48 hours, a failure to update your records will result in a temporal hold on your funds.