Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Urgent Security

From: Halifax Online Bank <>

This email with the subject "Urgent Security" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Jul 2006 06:29:14 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Halifax Online Bank <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Customer,


Our Technical Service department has recently updated our online banking

software, and due to this upgrade we kindly ask you to follow the

link given below to confirm your online account details. Failure to

confirm the online banking details will suspend you from accessing your

account online.

We use the latest security measures to ensure that your online banking

experience is safe and secure. The administration asks you to accept our

apologies for the inconvenience caused and expresses gratitude for




Halifax Online Technical Support


Please do not reply to this email address as it is not monitored and we

will be unable to respond.

For assistance, log in to your Halifax Online Bank account and choose

the "Help" link on any page.


(c) Halifax plc, Registered in England No. 2367076. Registered Office:

Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 2RG. Authorized and regulated

by the Financial Services Authority. Represents only the Halifax

Financial Services Marketing Group for the purposes of advising on and

selling life assurance