This email with the subject "Important Notice Dear Hsbc Customer(Re-Update Your Account Information)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 06 Nov 2006 18:57:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was HSBC BANK <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Hsbc Customer,
We regret to inform you that we had to lock your HSBC Account Access because we have reasons to believe that it may have been compromised by outside parties. In order to protect your sensitive information, we temporarily suspended your account access.This is a fraud prevention measure meant to ensure that your account is not compromised. We encourage you to log in and restore full access as soon as possible.Never reveal your Banking ID to another person. You should periodically change your banking id in the INPUT INTERNET BANKING ID Option screen of online banking. Regularly check your bank, credit and debit card statements to ensure that all transactions are legitimate. Please click on the link below to complete the verification process and restore full access to your account:http://www.updateonlinehsbc/onlinebankingsecurity/update.html
Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. We apologize for any inconvenience. Sincerely, Hsbc Customer Service
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