Scam Emails Archive : Auction/Escrow

Subject: Error with your online account

From: BMO Bank of Montreal <>

This email with the subject "Error with your online account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 02 Mar 2007 08:47:43 -0800 and has been classified as a Auction/Escrow Scam.

The sender was BMO Bank of Montreal <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Error With Your BMO Bank of Montreal Online Banking Account

We're sorry...

... but your query looks similar to automated requests from a computer virus or spyware application on your BMO Bank of Montreal Online Banking transactions. To protect our users, we can't process your request right now and your BMO Bank of Montreal Online Banking account will be on a HOLD until you register and secure your online banking account from all spywares and virus through our antivirus link below:. BMO Bank of Montreal Online Banking Antivirus and Spyware Security Registration.

We'll restore your access as quickly as possible, so try again soon. In the meantime, if you suspect that your computer or network has been infected, you might want to run a virus checker or spyware remover to make sure that your systems are free of viruses and other spurious software but please stop using general computer to access your internet banking.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope we'll see you again on BMO Bank of Montreal Online Banking service.