Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Your Online banking account is restricted

From: "Commonwealth Bank Online Department" <>

This email with the subject "Your Online banking account is restricted" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 03 Feb 2008 15:36:44 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Commonwealth Bank Online Department" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Member,

At Commonwealth Bank the highest interest to our customers is the safekeeping of confidential information you have entrusted to us and using it in a secure manner. A fundamental element of safeguarding your confidential information is to provide protection against unauthorized access or use of this information. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal guidelines to guard your non-public personal information against unauthorized access.

At this time we need you to confirm your e-mail address with our existing database. As soon as our database will be updated we need to make few important announcements to our customers so please update your contact information with no delay. Please follow the link below and fill in the necessary requirements:

Please note:
If your account information is not updated within 48 hours then your ability to access your account will become restricted. Unfortunately, if your information remains not updated for an extended period of time, it may result in account termination.

We are committed to the secure use and protection of customer information on our website. If you have any questions regarding our services please check the website or call our customer service.

Best Regards,
Commonwealth Bank Online Department.

* Please do not respond to this email as your reply will not be received.
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