Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: IMPORTANT - Regarding Your Halifax Account

From: Halifax Bank Plc <>

This email with the subject "IMPORTANT - Regarding Your Halifax Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 01 Aug 2007 10:24:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

Dear Customer,

Our Technical Service department has recently updated our online banking software, and due to this upgrade we kindly ask you to follow the link given below to confirm your online account details. Failure to confirm the online banking details will suspend you from accessing your account online.

We use the latest security measures to ensure that your online banking experience is safe and secure. The administration asks you to accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused and expresses gratitude for cooperation.


Please update your records on or before 48 hours, a failure to update your records will result in a temporal hold on your funds.

Halifax plc, Registered in England No.2367076. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG