Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Internet Banking Urgent Security Notice

From: "ANZ Internet Banking" <>

This email with the subject "Internet Banking Urgent Security Notice" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 16 Feb 2008 05:27:01 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "ANZ Internet Banking" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Internet Banking 

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

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

ANZ Internet Banking Security Department

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