"To protect the safety of your online account, employs..."
If you have received this email, please remember that it is very
common for these email scams to be redistributed at a later date with only slightly
different content or the same but with the fake page(s) hosted by a different
provider. Also, once you have received one of these hoaxes, it is also common
place to receive at least another one and usually a day or two after the first,
although not necessarily from the same apparent sender.
The Spoof Email ...
Dear Online Customer,
To protect the safety of your online account, employs some of the most advanced safety systems in the world and our anti-fraud groups regularly scan the Bank system for fraud activity.SouthTrust, is committed to maintaining a safe environment for our account customers.
In accordance with SouthTrust Bank, Financial Corporation's Agreement and to insure that your online account hasn't been compromised, internet access to your savings account was blocked. Your account access will remain blocked until this issue has been resolved. We are contacting you to remind you that on 12, Feb. 2005 our Account Review Team identified some uncommon activity in your online account. If your online access to remain limited for a long period of time may result in further limitations on the use of your Debit Card account and possible account closure.Account Support recommend you to log in and perform the steps requisite to give back your online access as soon as possible.
Thank you for your prompt attention to this problem. Review Team apologize for any inconvenience.This is a safety procedure meant to help protect you and your online account.
SouthTrust Bank, Financial Corporation, Online Account Service
The Spoof Website ...