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At millersmiles.co.uk we have the internet's biggest archive of spoof email and phishing scams from the last few years. Here you will find a selection of the most popular scams we have encountered.

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ARCHIVE: March 2005 - September 2017

100 reports:


Halifax Bank 13th December 2006
Halifax Online Service : Update Online Banking
Notification An Error Occured


"As a valued Halifax, In connection with hard increase
of fraud level for the last month, Halifax Online
Banking takes preventive actions on struggle with fraud
and to increase the safety of our clients.
"

Bank Of America 13th December 2006
Online Banking Alert (Your Online Banking Is Blocked)


"We were unable to verify your account information
during our regular database verification process.
"

Egg 13th December 2006
EGG Customer Alert: Online Access SuspensionR


"Your access to Online Services has been suspended due
to a mis-match of access code between your Security
details.
"

FAIRWINDS Credit Union 13th December 2006
Dear Client


"This is your official notification that your account
has been limited.
"

KCTCU 13th December 2006
Important Notice


"In past newsletters we have run articles about identity
theft and phishing attempts in order to inform our
members of the dangers of sharing your personal
information with anyone.
"

KCTCU 13th December 2006
URGENT Security Notice!


"Kane County Teachers Credit Union recently became aware
of a large data security breach at Card-Systems, a
merchant payment processor who is not Affiliated with
Kane County Teachers Credit Union.
"

Walmart 14th December 2006
Action Required - Confirm your information!


"We have detected a slight error in your current
information linked to Wal-Mart account.
"

Gesa CU 14th December 2006
Gesa CU


"As part of our security measures, we regularly screen
activity in the Gesa CU system.
"

PayPal 14th December 2006
Dispute Tranzaction!


"This email confirms that you have paid PALMTREOSTORE
(sales@palmtreostore.com) $419.95 USD using PayPal.
"

HSBC Bank 14th December 2006
VALIDATE YOUR HSBC ACCOUNT INFORMATION


"We still have a few more weeks to go before all
customers will have been sent one of the new security
devices for accessing online Internet Banking.
"

PayPal 14th December 2006
Unauthorized access to your account


"You are receiving this notification because we have
recently noticed more attempts to login to your PayPal
account from a foreign IP address.
"

eBay 14th December 2006
Question from eBay member


"Question from anotherstray"

West Bend Savings Bank 15th December 2006
Confirm Now your $100 Reward Survey


"SERVICE: West Bend Savings Bank ® $100 Reward Survey"

Bank Of America 15th December 2006
BankOfAmerica.com Online Banking


"We've been working to implement Bank Of America new
security enhancements to help deter fraud and ensure
that we are providing you with the highest level of
security while you are banking online.
"

IRS 15th December 2006
IRS Refund


"Get Tax Refund on your VISA or MasterCard"

eBay 15th December 2006
Message from eBay Member Regarding Item #270062516698


"Question from dallieamag"

Barclays Bank 15th December 2006
Barclays Bank: Urgent Security Notice -Thu, 14 Dec 2006
08:52:05 -0800


"Barclays bank Protection Department requests you to
start the client details confirmation procedure.
"

PayPal 15th December 2006
Your payment has been sent to sales@bestsalescell.com


"This email confirms that you have paid UPSPIRAL
(sales@bestsalescell.com) $474.99 USD using PayPal.
"

Co-operative Bank 16th December 2006
The Co-operative Bank p.l.c. - Instant 10 GBP Reward
Survey


"You have been selected by the Cooperative bank online
department to take part in our quick and easy 5
question survey.
"

Veridian Credit Union 16th December 2006
Update your online banking information within 48 hours
to avoid account suspension.


"At Veridian Credit Union the highest interest to our
customers is the safekeeping of confidential
information you have entrusted to us and using it in a
secure manner.
"

Nationwide Bank 16th December 2006
Keep Nationwide Bank in Safe Method


"As the end of year is approaching, We are carrying out
Our Usual Online Services Upgrade which enables a
fast, secure and safe Online Services to All Our
Customers.
"

Bank of America 16th December 2006
Online Banking Account Blocked


"As the Internet and information technology enable us to
expand our services, we are committed to maintaining
the trust customers have placed in us for protecting
the privacy and security of information we have about
you.
"

PayPal 16th December 2006
Dispute Transaction


"This email confirms that you have paid Secure-Logic
Biometric Hidden WALL SAFE VAULT Gun Home
(sales@homesecuritystore.com) $479.00 USD using
PayPal.
"

eBay 16th December 2006
Question about Item -- Respond Now


"Question from bluebellvue"

PayPal 17th December 2006
Notification of Limited Account Access (Routing Code:
C840-L1541-Q110-1937)


""Warning Notification Dear" valued PayPal® member:"

Chase 17th December 2006
Protect Your Account From A Third Party Log-on Access.


"We recently noticed quite a number of unsual log-on
attempts into your Chase Online account from a foreign
IP address and we had to believe that your account
might be having some insufficient security problems,
for it to have been accessed by a third party without
your authorization.
"

Fairwinds Credit Union 17th December 2006
Account Review


"In Order to maintain the integrity of entire FAIRWINDS
CREDIT UNION SYSTEM and your credit card, Fairwinds
Credit Union(member of National Credit Union
Administration Inc) is running a data base update.
"

Halifax 17th December 2006
Halifax Banking Urgent Notice #2


"Halifax Online banking has been receiving complaints
from our customers for unauthorised uses of the Halifax
Online accounts.
"

Bank of America 17th December 2006
Bank of America Alert: Update Your Information


"Technical services of Bank of America are carrying out
a planned software upgrade.
"

West Bend Savings Bank 17th December 2006
IMPORTANT MATTER


"This is your official notification from West Bend
Savings Bank that the service(s) listed below will
be deactivated and deleted if not renewed immediately.
"

PayPal 18th December 2006
PayPal Notification: Possibile Account Theft


"Please update your records."

Lloyds TSB Bank 18th December 2006
Important Message From Llodys TSB Bank !!!


"Please note that Your Lloyds TSB Online internet
Banking Account is about to expire.
"

HSBC Bank 18th December 2006
HSBC Account Update Notification


"Our records indicate that your account has been
inactive for a long period of time.
"

PayPal 18th December 2006
New email address added to your PayPal account


"If you don't agree with this email arron.deep@aol.com
and if you need assistance with your account, click
here and login.
"

Fairwinds Credit Union 18th December 2006
Online $20 Reward Survey


"You have been chosen by the Fairwinds Credit Union
Online Department to take part in our quick and easy 5
question survey.
"

Lloyds TSB Bank 18th December 2006
Expiration Of Your Lloyds TSB Online Banking Access


"Technical services of Lloyds TSB Bank are carrying out
a planned Security upgrade.
"

Commonwealth Bank of Australia 19th December 2006
NetBank Account Confirmation Required


"Due to the recently increased number of identity theft
attempts targeting Commonwealth Bank customers, we have
decided to initiate a process to safeguard your
account.
"

PayPal 19th December 2006
Your payment has been sent to sales@wholesaleipod.com -
xxx@xxx.com


"This email confirms that you have paid WHOLESALEIPOD
(sales) $249 USD using PayPal.
"

eBay 19th December 2006
Question about item #330063234433 Brother Embroidery
Machine PR 600 and Accessories


"Item: Brother Embroidery Machine PR 600 and Accessories
(330063234433)
"

eBay 19th December 2006
Re: Question about item #280060548417 - Respond now


"Response from gotmold"

PayPal 19th December 2006
Your payment has been sent to sales@ebates.com -
xxx@xxx.com


"This email confirms that you have paid EBATES.COM
(sales) $249 USD using PayPal.
"

NAFCU 19th December 2006
Federal Credit Union Notification


"Due to concerns, for the safety and integrity of the
online banking community we have issued this warning
message.
"

Standard Chartered Bank 20th December 2006
Update Your Online Account


"Standard Chartered Online - India is hereby announcing
the New Security Upgrade.
"

PayPal 20th December 2006
New email address added to your PayPal account


"You have added restenterprises@yahoo.com as a new email
address for your PayPal account.
"

PayPal 20th December 2006
New email address added to your account!


"You have added johnkyos@juno.com as a new email address
for your PayPal account.
"

eBay 20th December 2006
Question for item #260065164569 - NEW NOKIA 8801 GSM
VIDEO CAMERA TRI BAND CELL PHONE


"Copyright © 2006 eBay, Inc."

eBay 20th December 2006
Question from eBay Member


"IMPORTANT: Only for seller accounts !"

Wells Fargo 20th December 2006
Wellsfargo Online Security Precaution(Account Upgrade)


"Wells Fargo is constantly striving to provide you with
more convenience, control, and security to assist you
in managing your finances.
"

BOA Military Bank 21st December 2006
Bank Of America Military Account Review


"We regret to inform you that at our recent account
verification we couldn't update your information
because they were missing or they were incorrect.
"

Bank of America 21st December 2006
Your Online Banking is Suspended !


"For security reasons our Internet Anti-Fraud Department
decided to suspend your account in order to protect you
from any kind of Internet attacks.
"

HSBC Bank 21st December 2006
Account Ownership Verification Needed.


"HSBC Bank plc is constantly working to increase
security for all Online Banking users.
"

eBay 21st December 2006
Your eBay Inc. account information needs to be updated
!


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

PayPal 21st December 2006
PayPal - Online Security Measures


"We have recently noticed many attacks to our database
and this requires to rebuild our system integrity.
"

eBay 21st December 2006
eBay Unpaid Item Dispute #8910824717 -- Response
Required


"eBay member worldsbestdeals has left you a message
regarding item #290015148166.
"

Capital One 22nd December 2006
Account Update from Capital One


"The e-mail address change you requested through Capital
One's Online Account Services site has been recorded
and will be processed in approximately two business
days.
"

eBay 22nd December 2006
Message from eBay Member Regarding Item #130060229127


"Item: HUGE! 1 DAY BATH and BODY WORKS VS YANKEE MYSTERY
AUCTION (130060229127)
"

CUSwirl.com 22nd December 2006
Reward Survey


"Welcome to the CU Services Online Survey. All
participating members will receive $25.00 credit to
their selected accounts.
"

Empire Federal Credit Union 22nd December 2006
Error in your billing information


"This e-mail was sent to you because we have detected a
slight error in your billing information on file with
Empire Federal Credit Union during our regular schedule
account maintenance and verification.
"

Amazon 22nd December 2006
Revision in Your Amazon.com Account


"To update your Amazon order Information click here."

Bank Of America 22nd December 2006
In attention of all Bank Of America customers


"Checking and Savings > Online Banking"

Wells Fargo 23rd December 2006
Confirm your 50$ Christmas Reward


"You have been chosen by the Wells Fargo® Online Rewards
Department to take part in our annual quick and easy 5
questions Christmas survey.
"

PayPal 23rd December 2006
New email adress added to your account


"If you don.t agree with this email tcgrady@cox.net and
if you need assistance with your account, please
click here to login to your account.
"

eBay 23rd December 2006
Response for item #130058946877


"Question from edc19715"

LloydsTSB Bank 23rd December 2006
INTERNET BANK UPDATE


"Your Online Banking is Blocked"

Texas Dow Employees Credit Uni 23rd December 2006
Enroll in "Challenge Questions" Authentication Now


"This is your 3rd and last notification."

Nationwide 23rd December 2006
Safety Department (Review Your Nationwide Account
Details).


"Recent email scams have attempted to consume customers
into disclosing their Online Banking security log-in
details .
"

eBay 24th December 2006
Your eBay Inc. account information needs to be updated
!


"This email is to inform you, that we had to block your
eBay Inc. Account access because we had to upgrade our
servers in order to remove online fraud.
"

HSBC 24th December 2006
Online Banking Alert


"We recently have determined that your HSBC account,
needs to be updated again.
"

MSGCU 24th December 2006
IMPORTANT NOTICE


"YOUR ACCOUNT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED !!!"

Wachovia Bank 24th December 2006
Update Your Online Records Now!


"Wachovia Bank always look forward for the high security
of our clients.
"

Citibank 24th December 2006
Citibank Credit Card Suspended


"We recently have discovered that multiple computers
have attempted to log into your Citibank Credit Card
Online Account, and multiple password failures were
presented before the logons.
"

Halifax 24th December 2006
Account Update


"Halifax Internet Banking is hereby announcing the new
change in Online banking service.
"

West Bend Savings Bank 25th December 2006
West Bend Savings Bank Account Update !


"Due to the recent phishing attacks targeting West Bend
Savings Bank we are currently launching a new security
system.
"

Cooperative bank 25th December 2006
Instant 10 GBP Reward Survey


"During our regular update and verification of Egg
Online Services, we could not verify your current
information.
"

Co-Op Services Credit Union 25th December 2006
Get $100 Reward !


"CONGRATULATIONS !!!"

Bank of America 25th December 2006
Dear Bank of America customer,


"Bank of America will never ask your ATM pin"

Nationwide 25th December 2006
Your account has been compromised


"You have received this email because we have strong
reason to believe that your account had been recently
compromised.
"

HM Revenue & Customs 25th December 2006
HM Revenue and Customs - Notification.


"Please Note: After the last annual calculations of your
fiscal activity we have determined that you are
eligible to receive a tax refund of 70£
"

eBay 26th December 2006
Message from eBay Member regarding Item #160057184891


"Question from mary4me"

Credit Union National Associat 26th December 2006
Credit Union National Association - Unauthorized
charge to your credit card


"Credit Union National Association - Unauthorized charge
to your credit card
"

Bank of America 26th December 2006
Important notice


"Verify My Account Information"

PayPal 26th December 2006
Email Changed


"You have recently Added the below email to your
account: janet06@mail.com
"

PayPal 26th December 2006
Receipt for Your Payment to DICK's Sporting Goods


"This email confirms that you have paid DICK's Sporting
Goods, (sales@dickssportinggoods.com) $124.99 USD using
PayPal.
"

Woolwich 26th December 2006
Official To All Woolwich s : 5431


"Our Technical Department is performing a scheduled
software upgrade to improve the quality of the banking
services.
"

Tinker Federal Credit Union 27th December 2006
Urgent Notification *** [INTERNET BANKING SERVER
PROBLEMS] ***


"Today 01/25/2006 we had some trouble with one of our
computer systems, While the trouble appears to minor,
we are not taking any chances.
"

eBay 27th December 2006
Question about Item -- Respond Now


"eBay sent this message to from stocklotsuk."

Texas Dow Employees Credit Uni 27th December 2006
Texas Dow Employees Credit Union


"Changes coming to online banking!"

Bank Of America 27th December 2006
Upgrade And Verify Your account Access While You Are On
holiday


"This email was sent by Bank Of America server to verify
your account information.
"

Bank of America 27th December 2006
Bank of America Alert: Change of Email Address


"Want to confirm this email is from Bank of America?"

Bank of America 27th December 2006
Billing Error Detected On Your Account - Change Of
Primary e-mail Address


"During our regularly scheduled account maintenance and
verification procedures, we have detected a slight
error in your account information.
"

Household Bank 28th December 2006
Account Authentication Required


"Due to recent fraudulent activities on some of
Household Bank online accounts we are launching a
new security system to make Household Bank online
accounts more secure and safe.
"

Warren FCU 28th December 2006
Important notice from Warren FCU!


"Its called Multi-Factor Authentication and helps to
protect against online fraud by providing an additional
authentication "factor" beyond the account number and
PIN.
"

Bank of America 28th December 2006
Message


"We regret to inform you that we had to lock your
account, because we have reasons to believe that your
account may have been compromised by outside parties.
"

Fairwinds Credit Union 28th December 2006
Your Fairwinds Credit Union account will be Suspended !


"At FCU the greatest responsibility to our customer is
the safekeeping of confidential information you have
entrusted to us and using it in a responsible manner.
"

Egg Bank 28th December 2006
IMPORTANT SECURITY UPDATE NOTIFICATION


"In the last few days, our Online banking security Team
has observed multiple unusual logons on your account,
from Different Blacklisted IP's that is why we are
Issuing this security warning.
"

NETELLER 28th December 2006
Your NETELLER Account Activity


"According to our registries, we have recently detected
that your account has been accessed from different IP
addresses.
"

Egg Bank 29th December 2006
Egg Bank Security Alert!


"Due to concerns, for the safety and integrity of the
egg bank account we have issued this warning message.
"

WSECU 29th December 2006
Warning Notification From WSECU


"Washington State Employees Credit Union is maintaining
physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that
comply with federal guidelines to guard your personal
information against unauthorized access .
"

Halifax Bank 29th December 2006
RE: Confirm your IP Address (Pending)


"Having problems reading this e-mail?"

FAIRWINDS Credit Union 29th December 2006
FAIRWINDS Online - Account Limited.


"FAIRWINDS Credit Union Online Center: Your account is
limited.
"