" We are performing system maintenance, wich may interfere with access to your Online Services. "...
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 ...
We are performing system maintenance, wich may
interfere with access to your Online Services. Due to these technical
updates your online account has been deactivate and you need to
update your address. Go to Internet Banking by clicking this link,
verify your identity as a customer of WAMU and your online account
access will be updated by our system.
1. Go to http://onlinebanking.personal.wamu.com/
2. Enter your ATM/Visa Check Card Number and your PIN there.
3. Complete all the fields on the page.
4. After your verification process is completed your account will be
updated and you will be able to access your account again .
Our goal is to have Internet Banking available 24 hours a day, seven
days a week, but Internet Banking may be unavailable during the
following times for scheduled systems maintenance: Sunday: 12:00am -
6:15am Eastern Time.
We regret any inconvenience this may cause you.
yourself against fraud. Washington Mutual will never ask customers
for their Password or PIN through e-mail or phone calls.
The Spoof Website ...
Website was unavailable at time of report, but likely to closely resemble the real WAMU page at www.wamu.com.