Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft


From: "Washington Mutual Security Department" <>

This email with the subject "WARNING: CONFIRM YOUR ONLINE BANKING RECORDS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 30 Nov 2006 15:42:29 -0800 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

The sender was "Washington Mutual Security Department" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Security Center Advisory!

WAMU is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its community of buyers and sellers. To protect the security of your account, WAMU employs some of the most advanced security systems in the world and our anti-fraud teams regularly screen the WAMU system for unusual activity.

In accordance with WAMU's User Agreement and to ensure that your account has not been compromised, access to your account was limited.

Your account access will remain limited until this issue has been resolved.

In order to secure your account and quickly restore full access, we may require some specific information from you for the following reason:

We encourage you to log in and restore full access as soon as possible.
Click here to verify your account

Should access to your account remain limited for an extended period of time, it may result in further limitations on the use of your account or may result in eventual account closure.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure meant to help protect you and your account.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choise but to temporaly suspend your account.

Thank you for using WAMU!