A Scam Email with the Subject "Your Credit Union Credit Card ( Debit ) will be blocked in 24h !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 19 May 2006 19:20:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear VISA Credit Card Owner ,
Verified by VISA protects you existing VISA card with a password you create , giving you assurance the only you can use your card online!
Your Credit Union Credit Card ( Debit ) will be blocked in 24h
Verified by VISA is devoted to keeping a safe environment for its community of consumers and producers. To guarantee the safety of your account, VISA deploys some of the most advanced security measures in the world and our anti-fraud units regularly screen the VISA database for suspicious activity.
We recently have discovered that multiple computers have attempted to log into your VISA. Online Banking account, and multiple password failures were presented before the logons. We now require you to activate Verified by VISA and create a password for your credit card . If this is not completed by March 23, 2006, we will be forced to suspend your account indefinitely, as it may have been used for fraudulent purposes. We thank you for your cooperation in this manner.
In order to confirm your Online Bank records, we may require some specific information from you.
Please Click Here or on the link below to re-validate your account information :
Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure meant to help protect you and your account.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
If you choose to ignore our request, you leave us no choice but to temporary suspend your account.
VISA Security Team