Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Your Accounts are Placed on Restricted Status.


This email with the subject "Your Accounts are Placed on Restricted Status." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 09 Nov 2007 23:13:21 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was WELLSFARGO <>, although it may have been spoofed.

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Dear customers:

Wells Fargo is constantly working to increase security for all Online Banking users. To ensure the integrity of our online payment system, we periodically review accounts.

Your account might be place on restricted status. Restricted accounts continue to receive payments, but they are limited in their ability to send or withdraw funds.

To lift up this restriction, you need to login into your account (with your username or SSN and your password), then you have to complete our verification process. You must confirm your credit card details and your billing information as well. All restricted accounts have their billing information unconfirmed, meaning that you may no longer send money from your account until you have updated your billing information on file.
To initiate the billing update confirmation process, please follow the link bellow and fill in the necessary fields:

Thank you,

Wells Fargo - Online Banking

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