Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "rbc customer service" <>

This email with the subject "UPGRADE YOUR RBC ACCOUNT ONLINE YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE SUSPENDED IN 48HOURS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 11 Apr 2008 21:39:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "rbc customer service" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

RBC Royal Bank

Dear RBC Royal Bank Customer,

At RBC Royal Bank, we hear from many people who are concerned about the increase in identity theft and want to know what they can do to avoid becoming a victim.

While we tell them there are really no guarantees that they won't become victims, there are ways to help minimize the risk. Here are two simple steps to help protect yourself today:

  Be aware of your surroundings. When making a purchase at a store or using an ATM, protect your credit/debit cards and checks from prying eyes.  
  Activate RBC Protection PlusTM. It is a high standard security from RBC Royal Bank to protect your accounts. It will help us to identify unauthorized access and transaction in your RBC Royal Bank accounts.  
Monitor, manage and protect!
Defend yourself with RBC Protection PlusTM , the premier solution for fraud monitoring, management and identity theft protection. As a valued RBC Royal Bank customer, you are invited to activate it online as a free service from us.
Please click the button below and feel secure today!

    Activate Now

  This service message was delivered to test1(*) as a RBC Royal Bank customer to provide you with account updates and information about your accounts benefits and security.

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