Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Security: Online Banking Update

From: "Capital One Bank"<>

This email with the subject "Security: Online Banking Update" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 28 Mar 2007 11:29:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Capital One Bank"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Capital One Bank customer,

As the Internet and information technology enable us to expand our services, we are committed to maintaining the trust customers have placed in us for protecting the privacy and security of information we have about you. In order to protect your information against unauthorized access, identity theft and account fraud we earnestly ask you to update your profile.

We also discovered a problem with your account information, and we temporary suspended access to it. You can easy re-activate your account by updating your information.

To get started, please click the link below:

If you received this notice and you are not the authorized account holder, please be aware that it is in violation of our policy to represent oneself as another Capital One Bank user. Such action may also be in violation of local, national, and/or international law. Capital One Bank is committed to assist law enforcement with any inquiries related to attempts to misappropriate personal information with the intent to commit fraud or theft. Information will be provided at the request of law enforcement agencies to ensure that perpetrators are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Thanks for your patience as we work together to maintain your account secure.


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