This email with the subject "NEWS - Comerica Bank Certificate Renewal. Certificate is due to expire in 5 days" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 May 2008 09:03:29 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Digicert Update Team" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Comerica TM Connect Web Bank Certificate Renewal
Secure Server e-Cert & Developer e-Cert
Certificate owner must renew the certificate before expiry date.
Personal (Smartcard) e-Cert & Personal e-Cert
Your certificate expiration date - 21st may 2008.
The system will block users access e-cert, if it has not been renewed.
Upon receiving the renewal notice, certificate owner is required to connect to
Comerica Bank Certificate Management System and present the client certificate.
Certificate owner has the responsibility to renew the certificate before expiry date.
Successful renewed application will receive an email notification from Comerica Bank.
Applicant can just browse to the URL stated in the email and then download the certificate.
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2008 Comerica Treasury Management Connect Web (SM) Version 4.2