This email with the subject "Internet Banking Update" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 18 Mar 2008 10:46:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Halifax Bank Plc <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear valued Halifax ®
come to our attention that your Halifax Online account information needs to be
updated as part
of our new year commitment also to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud on our website this year.
If you could please take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience and update your billing records so that you
will not run into any future problems with our online banking service.
However, failure to update your records will result in account suspension. Please update your records
on or before the 19Th of Mar, 2008.
Once you have updated your account records, your Halifax Online session
will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.
To Get Started,Please Click On :
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Halifax plc, Halifax Investment Fund Managers Limited, Halifax Life Limited and
Halifax Share Dealing Limited and St Andrew's Life Assurance plc are authorised
and regulated by the Financial Services
Authority. They are entered in the Financial
Services Authority's Register and their Register Numbers are 106048, 119223,
171881 and 183332 and 189101. This is an English language site, all contracts
will be in the English language only. Copyright © 2007. All rights
Halifax plc, Registered in England No. 2367076. Registered Office: Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2RG.
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