Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Wellsfargo Bank Bank Security Upgrade Account

From: Wellsfargo OnlineŽ Banking <>

This email with the subject "Wellsfargo Bank Bank Security Upgrade Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 18 Mar 2008 08:55:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Wellsfargo OnlineŽ Banking <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Wells Fargo Home Page


Dear Customer:

We've noticed that you experienced trouble logging into Wells Fargo Online® Banking.

After three unsuccessful attempts to access your account, your Wells Fargo Online Profile has been locked. This has been done to secure your accounts and to protect your private information. Wells Fargo is committed to making sure that your online transactions are secure.

To unlock your account, and verify your identity please follow this link and sign in:

Wells Fargo
Online Customer® Service


Protect yourself from fraud and identity theft. To learn more, go to
h ttp:// fraud_prevention/

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