A Scam Email with the Subject "Halifax Online Technical Support" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 14 Apr 2008 10:01:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "HaliFax Bank PLC" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madame,Our Technical Service department has recently updated our online bankingsoftware, and due to this upgrade we kindly ask you to follow thelink given below to confirm your online account details. Failure toconfirm the online banking details will suspend you from accessing youraccount online.Your Security Question and Answer Are Very Important, make sure youenter it correctly .
We use the latest security measures to ensure that your online bankingexperience is safe and secure. The administration asks you to accept ourapologies for the inconvenience caused and expresses gratitude forcooperation.Regards,Halifax Online Technical Support--Please do not reply to this email address as it is not monitored and wewill be unable to respond.For assistance, log in to your Halifax Online Bank account and choosethe "Help" link on any page.Halifax plc, Registered in England No. 2367076. Registered Office:Trinity Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX1 2RG. Authorized and regulatedby the Financial Services Authority. Represents only the HalifaxFinancial Services Marketing Group for the purposes of advising on andselling life assurance