The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Your account might be place on restricted status
From:  Wells Fargo Online <>
Date:  Fri, 21 Sep 2007 09:23:39 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Your account might be place on restricted status" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 21 Sep 2007 09:23:39 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Wells Fargo Online <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Customer,

Wells Fargo Online is constantly working to increase security for all Online Banking users. To ensure the integrity of our online payment system, we periodically review accounts.

Your account might be place on restricted status. Restricted accounts continue to receive payments, but they are limited in their ability to send or withdraw funds.
To lift up this restriction, you need to login into your account (with your username or SSN and your password),then you have to complete our verification process. You must confirm your credit card details and your billing information as well. All restricted accounts have their billing information unconfirmed, meaning that you may no longer send money from your account until you have updated your billing information on file.
To initiate the update confirmation process. To update your WellsFargo records click on the following link:

Thanks for your patience as we work together to protect your account.

Please do not respond to this e-mail as your reply will not be received.

Security Department
Wells Fargo Securities.

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

Protect yourself from fraud and identity theft. To learn more, go to

If you have a question about your account, please sign on to your secure online banking session at and click the Sign On button and then select "Contact Us."

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