Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Online Banking Urgent Security Notice

From: Halifax Bank Plc <>

This email with the subject "Online Banking Urgent Security Notice" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 05 Jun 2007 16:20:06 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Dear Customer,

Halifax Online Banking Security Department has been receiving complaints from our customers for unauthorised uses of the Halifax Online Banking accounts. As a result we are temporarily shutting down some selected Halifax Online Banking Accounts perceived vulnerable to this, pending till the time we carry out proper verification by the account owner. Halifax Online Banking 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 Halifax Online Banking Access reactivated please reconfirm your identity by using the link provided below.

These instructions are sent to and should be followed by all Halifax Online Banking clients,to avoid service deactivation after the verification is completed. We apologise for any inconveniences and thank you for your cooperation.
Halifax Online Security Department
Halifax plc, Registered in England No.2367076. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG