This email with the subject "Important Privacy Statement" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 27 Jun 2006 03:37:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Customer Information <service@DowneySavings.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Downey Savings Customer,
We have encountered fraudulent activities on a number of Downey Savings on-line banking accounts. 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 sensitive information against unauthorized access.
At this time we are updating our customer accounts database, by comparing your information with our existing database. As soon as our database will be updated we need to make a few important announcements to our customers so please update your contact information with no delay.
Unless further issues rise, in wich case you will be contacted by e-mail with further instructions, our database will be instantly updated.
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.
Downey Savings Online Department.