Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Halifax Security Center - Banking Validation

From: Halifax Online Banking <>

This email with the subject "Halifax Security Center - Banking Validation" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 24 Mar 2008 10:16:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Halifax Online Banking <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Halifax Security Center - Banking Validation

Dear Valuable Customer,

Due to some recent fraudlent transactions that has targetd your account. Halifax security Team decided to place your account on the restricted status:
The implication of this means that you won't be able to make any transaction withing the next 7 working days prior to the on going investigation.
To help us we will need a full verification of your account information and failure to do this will lead to access suspension and possibley freezing of your bank accounts.
To do this follow the instructions given below
Verify my Account

If clicking the link above does not work, please try the following:
  1. click on the verify my acccount link above:
  2. follow the instrutions on the precceding page and verify your account information.
  3. Once you've verified your account information. We will be able to continue on the next step of the investigations.
(If you did not create an account at, please disregard this email)

Thank you from

2008 Halifax is a division of Bank of Scotland plc.
You have received this e-mail because a account was
created using this e-mail address.
For additional assistance, please refer to our Contact Us.
Our Address:25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS

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