Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Urgent Barclays security message

From: "katsuo_sato" <>

This email with the subject "Urgent Barclays security message" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 21 Jun 2006 04:14:24 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "katsuo_sato" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Valued Customer

We are committed to protecting you, with the latest technology to keep your details secure, and dedicated teams to monitor online activity and intercept any suspicious actions. And we do everything we can to protect our online customers, but the steps we take can be much more effective if you work with us to protect yourself.

19 June 2006 our security system detected an unsuccessfull access attempt to your online account from Ip address that does not correspond to your current address.

Please click here to confirm your current address or change it online.

If you do not confirm your address until 22 June 2006 your account will be SUSPENDED for security reasons and we will send you an Activation Code by post which you will need to renew your online banking service access. You will receive this within seven days if your current address is not confirmed.

Yours sincerely

Adrian Grace

Adrian Grace
Security Department
Barclays International Insurance Services Company Limited

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