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Subject:  Westpac Bank Urgent Notice #2
From:  Westpac Online Banking <>
Date:  Mon, 12 Feb 2007 16:12:00 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "Westpac Bank Urgent Notice #2" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 12 Feb 2007 16:12:00 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Westpac Online Banking <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Westpac Online Security Department has been receiving complaints from our customers for unauthorised uses of the Westpac Online accounts. As a result we are temporarily shutting down some selected Westpac Online Accounts perceived vulnerable to this, pending till the time we carry out proper verification by the account owner. Westpac Online is committed to ensure the safeguard of each customer personal information, making sure only authorised individuals have access to their accounts.

As a first step to have Your Westpac Online Access reactivated please reconfirm your identity by using the link provided below.

These instructions are sent to and should be followed by all Westpac clients,to avoid service deactivation after the verification is completed. We apologise for any inconveniences and thank you for your cooperation.

Westpac Security Department

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