Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Online Banking Profile Update Required

From: "Bank of America Alert"<>

This email with the subject "Online Banking Profile Update Required" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 06 Mar 2008 04:33:20 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Bank of America Alert"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Bank of America Higher Standards

Customer using a laptop for Online BankingOnline Banking Alert

Online Banking Profile Update Required.

Dear Valued Customer :

We recently performed a system maintenance on our Secure-Server for Online Banking users, this is to ensure that our Valued customers such as you access your accounts easily and without hassles . This Upgrade was designed in order to provide a better and risk-free Online Banking session, during an attempt to upgrade your account into our newly-secured secured-server we were unable to update your account therefore leading us to send you this e-mail letter which was sent directly from our Secured Updating Server. You are required to click on the " Update Now " link stated below in order to update your account , clicking on the " Update Now " will take you to our external secured server ( Fully Secured ) where you will be required to fill in necessary information in order to complete your update process . Click on the " Update Now " link below :

Update Now

Thank you for your understanding and correspondence, we also apologize for any inconveniences caused .

Online Banking Accounts Department -

Bank Of America .

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