Wachovia Phishing Scams
Date: 5 October 2007
Received from "Wachovia" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Wachovia Alert: Irregular Check Card Activity
Check Card Deactivation
We detected irregular activity on your Check CarD on 10/05/2007.
For your protection, we have deactivate your check card. You must verify this
activity before you can continue using your card.
We will review the activity on your account with you and upon verification, we
will remove any restrictions placed on your account. Please disregard this notice
if you have already accessed the web site and have reactivate your card or spoken
with one of our representatives.
What to expect when activating online
Check Card activation will take approximately one minute to complete.
After your card is activated, you are directed to additional information and shopping
discounts Security and privacy.
We are committed to your financial well-being, and protecting the privacy and security
of the information you share with us is included in that commitment. Because you trust
us with your personal and financial information, and we'll honor that trust by handling
your information carefully and sensibly.
© 2007 Wachovia Corporation. All rights reserved.
Poor scammers. Guess they did not have a spell checker. They probably used WordPad to compose this e-mail.
Date: 11 April 2007
Received from "Wachovia Alerts" <Customerservice@wachovia.com>
Subject: Security Alerts !!! New Security Upgrade
Wachovia Internet Banking, is here by announcing the New Security Upgrade.
We've upgraded our new SSL servers to serve our customers for a better and
secure banking service,against any fraudulent activities. Due to this recent upgrade,
you are requested to update your account information by
following the reference below.
Regards Wachovia Bank, N.A. and its affiliates. __________________________________________________