The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Security Alert
From:  Halifax Online Bank Plc <>
Date:  Mon, 25 Sep 2006 21:42:12 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Security Alert" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 25 Sep 2006 21:42:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Halifax Online Bank Plc <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear valued HALIFAX member:

Identity protection matters. And HALIFAX works day and night to help keep your identity safe. That's why it has come to our attention that your HALIFAX account information needs to be updated as part of our continuing commitment to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into any future problems with the online service.

However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension.

Once you have updated your account records, your HALIFAX session will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.

To login to your HALIFAX account and update your records click on the following link:


Thank You for using HALIFAX!



Accounts Management will periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements, as outlined in our User Agreement.


Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response. For assistance, log in to your HALIFAX account and click the Help link located in the top right corner of any HALIFAX page.


HALIFAX Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the United States as an electronic money institution.