Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Important Security Alert: Unblock Your Internet Banking Access

From: Halifax Bank Plc <>

This email with the subject "Important Security Alert: Unblock Your Internet Banking Access" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 18 Jul 2007 09:27:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Halifax BankSecure

  • Online Services Team

    Dear Valued Customer,

    During our regularly scheduled account maintenance and verification procedures, we were unable to verify your account information. This might be due to either one of the following reasons:
    1. A recent change in your personal information (ie change of address).
    2. Submitting invalid information during the initial Login process.
    3. An inability to accurately verify your account information due to an internal error within our processors.
    We demand that you take 5 minutes out of your online experience and renew your records to avoid running into any future problems with the online service. However, failure to update your records will result in your account suspension. Once you have updated your account records your internet banking service will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.Please click on Sign in button below to continue to the verification process.
  • N.B (Failure to verify your account details correctly will lead to account suspension)


  • This site is intended for UK residents unless otherwise stated. Halifax plc, Halifax Investment Fund Managers Limited, Halifax Life Limited and Halifax Share Dealing Limited and St Andrew's Life Assurance plc are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. They are entered in the Financial Services Authority's Register and their Register Numbers are 106048, 119223, 171881 and 183332 and 189101. This is an English language site, all contracts will be in the English language only. Copyright 2007. All rights reserved. Halifax plc, Registered in England No. 2367076. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG. For optimal viewing of this site you will need Macromedia Flash version 5 and IE 6 or above.

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