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Customer database regular maintenance.

Alliance & Leicester


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Date Reported: 11th December 2007 Whats this? Risk Level: MEDIUM Whats this?
Email Subject:
 Customer database regular maintenance.
Apparent Sender:
 Alliance & Leicester Whats this?
Return Address:
 Alliance & Leicester Commercial Bank < > Whats this?
Email Format:  HTML Whats this?
URL of Web Content: Movies/index.htm Whats this?
 MI, US Whats this?
Scam number:
  • Email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at Alliance & Leicester by visiting the given link. You will be taken to a spoof website where your details will be captured for the phishers.

  • Alliance & Leicester never send their users emails requesting personal details in this way.

  • The spoof website this email links to was not online at time of this report, but variations of the scam which link to working websites are bound to exist, so be wary! The website may have been taken down or disabled by the hosts, but quite often these websites are hosted on the personal computer of the phishers, so may only be online at certain times.

  • The REAL URL of the spoof website looks nothing like the actual Alliance & Leicester URL.
"We are currently performing regular maintenance of our security measures for online banking and customer databases."

Dear Alliance & Leicester Business Banking customer,
We are currently performing regular maintenance of our security measures for online banking and customer databases. We apologize for the inconvenience but your account was randomly selected for verification and you'll be taken through a short authentication process. To start now please click here.

Please note! If we don't recieve the appropriate account verification within 24 hours since you've got this email your online access can be suspended until further notice. The purpose of this verification is to ensure your account has not been fraudulently used and you're not a victim of identity theft.

Thank you for understanding and helping us improve.

Equal Housing LenderMember FDIC Copyright 2007 Alliance & Leicester Corporation1-800-REGIONS
Spoof website not online at time of report...

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