The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Generic o

Subject:  Important Message - About Your Account
From:  "Halifax Bank"<>
Date:  Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:12:08 -0700

A Scam Email with the Subject "Important Message - About Your Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:12:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Halifax Bank"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Customer,

our service availability 21 Jul 14

We'll be carrying out some planned maintenance to our banking systems during the early mornings of 
Monday 20th and Friday 25th July.

During these periods, Online and Telephone banking will be offering a restricted service. The 
following services will not be available:

View account balances
View account statements
Make transfers between accounts, pay bills or make payments
Set up new payments, change or cancel existing payments
Set up, change or cancel standing orders or direct debits
Apply for new accounts or upgrade existing accounts
Apply for a new overdraft facility or amend an existing one
Other services will continue as usual.

Please follow the link below to secure your account

After finishing the security updates.

Your Debit and Credit Cards will continue to work as normal
You'll still be able to withdraw cash and check your balances at our ATMs.

We're sorry for any inconvenience
Thank you for your patience.