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Subject:  All Barclays users! Update Your Barclays IBank PLC Online Account.
From:  "Barclays Customer Service."<>
Date:  Sat, 27 May 2006 09:19:39 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "All Barclays users! Update Your Barclays IBank PLC Online Account." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 27 May 2006 09:19:39 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Barclays Customer Service."<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Important Notice: Barclays Bank PLC.    



Dear Sir/Madam,

Barclays Bank PLC. always look forward for the high security of our clients. Some customers have been receiving an email claiming to be from Barclays advising them to follow a link to what appear to be a Barclays web site, where they are prompted to enter their personal Online Banking details. Barclays is in no way involved with this email and the web site does not belong to us.

Barclays is proud to announce about their new updated secure system. We updated our new SSL servers to give our customers a better, fast and secure online banking service.

Due to the recent update of the servers, you are requested to please update your account info at the following link.

We have asked few additional information which is going to be the part of secure login process. These additional information will be asked during your future login security so, please provide all these info completely and correctly otherwise due to security reasons we may have to close your account temporarily.

Brian BlackWell
Chief Executive, UK Banking


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