This 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"<email@example.com>, 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 http://www.madinagate.mvegypt.com/halifax-update.html 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.