"Dear Online Customer,
SouthTrust Bank, is committed to maintaining a secure environment for our online clients."
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,
SouthTrust Bank, is committed to maintaining a secure environment for our online clients. To protect the confidence of your access, employs some of the most progressive security systems in the world and our anti-fraud groups regularly screen the Online Bank system for unusual activity.
In accordance with SouthTrust Bank, Member FDIC's Holder Agreement and to insure that your online account has not been compromised, internet access to your savings account was limited. Your account access will remain limited until this problem has been resolved. We are remind you that on February 12, 2005 our Banking Review Team identified some unusual activity in your Debit Card account. Allowing your account access to remain blocked for a long period of time may result in further restrictions on the use of your Debit Card account and possible account closure.Banking Support recommend you to sign on and perform the steps requisite to restore your account access immediatelly.
Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. We apologize for any inconvenience.Please understand that this is a safety measure meant to help protect you and your bank account.
Have a nice day,
SouthTrust Bank, Online Banking Customer Service
The Spoof Website ...