Hello, I am Miss Young. I received the following email, apparently
from my bank. The reality is that it was sent by criminals that want
me to give them my personal information, so that they can empty my account,
or use the information for identity theft.
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First Interstate Bank Security Department <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006
Subject: Dear First Interstate Bank
Dear First Interstate Bank Customer,
You have received this email because we have strong reasons to believe
that your First Interstate Bank account had been recently compromised.
In order to prevent any fraudulent activity from occurring we are required
to open an investigation into this matter.
Per the User Agreement, Section 9, we may immediately issue a warning,
temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your membership
and refuse to provide our services to you if we believe that your actions
may cause financial loss or legal liability for you, our users or us.
We may also take these actions if we are unable to verify or authenticate
any information you provide to us.
If your account information is not updated within the next 72 hours, then
we will assume this account is fraudulent and will be suspended. We apologize
for this inconvenience, but the purpose of this verification is to ensure
that your First Interstate Bank account has not been fraudulently used
and to combat fraud.
Please login into your account at this link, which is a SSL secured connection:
First Interstate Bank, Inc.