Bank Phishing Scams

Plenty of these, but never from a bank I actually had an account with …

8 Responses to Bank Phishing Scams

  • admin says:

    You have added as a new email address for your Chase Manhattan Web account.

    If you did not authorize this change or if you need assistance with your account, please contact Chase Manhattan customer service at:

    Thank you for using Chase!
    The Chase Manhattan Bank Team

    Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered. For assistance, log in to your Chase Manhattan account and choose the “Help” link in the header of any page.

  • admin says:

    Dear [B]Chase Customer[/B]

    During our regularly schedule account maintenance and verification we have detected a slight error in your billing information on file with Chase Bank.
    This might be due to either following reasons:

    -A recent change in your personal information ( i. e. change of address).
    -Submitting invalid information during the initial signup process.
    -An inability to accurately verify your selected option of payment due an internal error within our processors.
    Your credit card on file with CHASE MANHATTAN BANK USA:
    Card Number: xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx (Not shown for security purposes) Expiration date: xx/xxxx

    Please sigh in to your Chase account and update your billing information
    We are sending this verification notice to provide you with information about how Chase safeguards
    your privacy, as well as to comply with U.S. federal privacy guidelines that apply to financial institutions
    such as Chase. The full terms of Chase’s privacy policy are available on the Chase website, which you
    are welcome to review at any time. You can read the privacy statement here:

  • admin says:

    At Wachovia, we’re interested in what you have to say, and we want you to know that we’ve been listening. We’ve taken your ideas and packaged them together to make Wachovia Online Services even easier to use and more secure. As a result, we’re introducing the new and improved Wachovia Online Services. You will be asked to enter your personal or financial information. Please click the link below, this will take you to Wachovia Online Banking to complete your upgrade.
    Temporary Service Outage
    While we upgrade our system, Internet access to Online Services will be unavailable from Friday, March 10 at 9 p.m. until Monday, March 13 at 7 a.m. ET.
    New Home Page: My Accounts
    On the new My Accounts home page you’ll have a consolidated view of all of your eligible accounts. To access account details, simply click the Account Activity link to see recent activity, including pending transfers and bill payments for eligible accounts.
    A new navigation system with tabs at the top makes Online Banking even faster and easier to use. Simply click on a tab to transfer funds, to pay bills, or to access brokerage accounts. If you want to use One StopTM, you’ll find a link located at the bottom of the My Accounts page. If you have questions about any page, simply click the Help with this page link located below the tabs to learn more.
    Integrated Online Customer Service
    The Customer Service box on the right side of the My Accounts page gives you fast access to the most commonly used services. For a full listing of customer service options, click the Customer Service tab to access the new Service Center page. Here you’ll be able to service your accounts, update your profile, access secure email, and manage alerts and subscriptions. In the Help section, you’ll find a Glossary, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), Contact Us information and Site Support links for technical assistance.
    Email Communications Regarding This Upgrade
    Please note that all communications about the Wachovia Online Services upgrade will be sent to you via e-mail. Email regarding the upgrade is authorized by Wachovia. It’s important that you activate your online bank account otherwise you will not be able to access our new Online Banking system.
    If you have questions about the upgrade or your services, please call us at 800-950-2296, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
    Donna Patel
    Senior Vice President

  • admin says:

    As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in the National City Online Banking system. We recently contacted you after noticing an issue on your account.We requested information from you for the following reason: We recently received a report of unauthorized credit card use associated with this account. As a precaution, we have limited access to your National City account in order to protect against future unauthorized transactions.
    This is a first and final reminder to log in to National City as soon as possible.
    Be sure to log in securely by clicking on the link below. Once you log in, you will be provided with steps to restore your account access. We appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure account safety.
    In accordance with our User Agreement, your account access will remain limited until the issue has been resolved. Unfortunately, if access to your account remains limited for an extended period of time, it may result in further limitations or eventual account closure. We encourage you to log in to your National City account as soon as possible to help avoid this.

    National City Account Review Department.

  • admin says:

    April 27, 2006 Inc, Online® Services – Security Notice

    You have received this email because you or someone had used your account from different locations or you or someone failed to login for several times. For security purposes we are required to open an investigation into this matter and lock your account.

    In order to unlock your online account, we require that you confirm some of your online account details. To help speed up this process, please access our website following the link bellow. This way we can complete the verification of your Account and have your account unlocked.

    Please Note: If we do no receive the appropriate account verification within the next 48 hours, your account will remain locked and then suspended. The purpose of this verification is to ensure that your account has not been fraudulently used and to combat the fraud from our community.

    We appreciate your support and understanding and thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Customer Service is readily available. If you have any problems, please call us toll free at 1-888-BBT-ONLINE (1-888-228-6654). BB&T OnLine Support hours are 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time, seven days a week excluding Christmas Day, December 25.

    © 2006 Callahan & Associates, Inc.
    1001 Connecticut Ave. NW, 10th Floor
    Washington, DC 20036
    Phone: 1-800-446-7453, 202-223-3920
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  • admin says:

    Dear Washington Mutual Bank valued member,

    It has come to our attention that your account information
    needs to be validated as part of our continuing commitment
    to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud
    on our website

    If you could please take 2-3 minutes out of your online
    experience and validate your personal records you will not
    run in any future problems with the online service.

    To get started please click the link below:

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    If your account information is not updated within 48 hours
    then your ability to use your online account well become restricted
    Thanks you for your prompt attention to this matter.Please
    understand that this is a security measure meant to help
    protect your privacy and your account.

    [SIZE=3][FONT=Times New Roman]2000-2006 Washington Mutual Bank, Inc. All rights reserved.

  • admin says:

    {Never heard of this bank before}

    You have added as a new email address for your North Fork Bank account.

    If you did not authorize this change or if you need assistance with your account, please contact North Fork Bank customer service at:

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    Thank you for using North Fork Bank!
    The North Fork Bank Team

    Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered. For assistance, log in to your North Fork Bank account and choose the “Help” link in the header of any page.


    North Fork Bank Email ID 048F8BC8

  • admin says:

    The email (two instances) just showed HTML code, but as a web page, this is what it looked like.

    Subject: User ID was changed via Online Banking

    Key Online Banking Alerts

    This alert is to inform you of activity within your Online Banking and Investing service. There is no required action if you agree with the information displayed below. [FONT=Arial][FONT=Arial]Action:Online Banking User ID changed Date:07/01/2006 Time:10:56:00 ET Requested Action:If you did not initiate this change, please log on and confirm your identity on file.[/FONT][/FONT] Please do not respond to this email. If you have questions or concerns regarding the above information, please visit, sign on to Online Banking and select Contact Us or call 1-800-539-1539.