The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Important information regarding the security of Online Banking
From:  "Washington Mutual"<>
Date:  Mon, 17 Jul 2006 06:59:25 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Important information regarding the security of Online Banking" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Jul 2006 06:59:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Washington Mutual"<>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Washington Mutual customer,

We recently reviewed your account, and suspect that your Washington Mutual Internet Banking account has been accessed by an unauthorized third party.Protecting the security of your account and of the Washington Mutual network is our primary concern. Therefore, as a preventative measure, your profile has been locked due to inactivity or because of too many failed login attempts.

To restore your account access, please take the following steps to ensure that your account has not been compromised:

1. You can unlock your profile online with your ATM/Visa Check Card number and PIN by following the link bellow.

To get started, please click the link below:
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your assistance in helping us maintain the integrity of the entire Washington Mutual system. Thank you for attention to this matter.


The Washington Mutual Team

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered. For assistance, log in to your
Washington Mutual account and choose the "Help" link in the header of any page.