A phoney email purporting to be from a made
up organisation (International Credit Card Regulations Agency) is part of a phishing
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 ...
Customer (your email address goes here),
We recently reviewed your credit card information, and we suspect that your
credit card was used by an unauthorized third party. Our reports indicate that
your credit card has recently been used for the purchase of a $87.00 product.
The main banking server shows that the purchase was made in the area of Eau Claire,
Wisconsin, via direct POS billing, Code:10. If the purchase has been made by
yourself, please ignore or remove this email message. If you authorize the purchase,
the billing will be approved and it will be shown in your monthly credit card
Charge From: "Lui`s Watches Inc, Eau Claire" will
be shown on your monthly statement.
If the purchase has not been made by yourself and you would like to decline
the $87.00 billing to your credit card, please use the link below to decline
the billing. Click on the link below and complete the form with the required
Decline billing to your credit card form
The form must be completed with the correct information, so we can identify
you as the owner of the credit card.
Thank you for understanding and please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.
ICCRA - International Credit Card Regulations Agency
fax: +1 240-536-5874