The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Your account has been compromised
From:  Nationwide Onlinebanking <service@nationwide.co.uk>
Date:  Sat, 09 Dec 2006 10:21:05 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Your account has been compromised" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Dec 2006 10:21:05 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Nationwide Onlinebanking <service@nationwide.co.uk>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Nationwide customer,

You have received this email because we have strong reason to believe that your account had been recently compromised. In order to prevent any fraudulent activity from occurring we are required to open an investigation into this matter.

If your account is not updated within the next 24 hours, then will assume this account is fraudulent and will be suspended. We apologize for this inconvenience, but the purpose of this verification is to ensure that your Nationwide account has not fraudulently used and to combat fraud.
To speed up the process, you are required to verify your account by following the link below:

https://olb2.nationet.com/default2.asp?ID=37e332918883c2bcd13b1de38892565ab1f

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may have caused you and we would like to thank you for cooperation as we review this matter.

Regards,
Nationwide Online.


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