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Scam Alert - "Unusual Activity/Security Concern in Your American Express Account"

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Scam Alert - "Unusual Activity/Security Concern in Your American Express Account"

American Express customers, please look out for the phishing email messages below: "Unusual activity in your American Express account" and "Security Concern on Your American Express Account," that are being sent by cybercriminals to steal your American Express Account username, password and other information.

The American Express Phishing Scams

Subject: Unusual activity in your American Express account

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Dear Customer:

We are writing to you because we need to speak with you regarding a security concern on your account. Our records indicate that you recently used your American Express card on October 9, 2014.

For your security, new charges on the accounts listed above may be declined. If applicable, you should advise any Additional Card Member(s) on your account that their new charges may also be declined.

To secure your account , please click log on to : http://americanexpress.com

Your prompt response regarding this matter is appreciated.

Sincerely,

American Express

Subject: Security Concern on Your American Express Account

Dear Customer:

We are writing to you because we need to speak with you regarding a security concern on your account. Our records indicate that you recently used your American Express card on October 3, 2014.

For your security, new charges on the accounts listed above may be declined. If applicable, you should advise any Additional Card Member(s) on your account that their new charges may also be declined.

To secure your account , please click log on to : http://americanexpress.com

Your prompt response regarding this matter is appreciated.

Sincerely,

American Express Identity Protection Team

Please do not reply to this e-mail. This customer service e-mail was sent to you by American Express.

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American Express Customer Service Department

P.O. Box 297817 | Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33329-7817

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These emails are another malicious attempt by hackers and scammers to trick you into stealing your American Express account information.

Now, if you click on the links in the email messages above, they will take you to one of the following American Express phishing or fake websites:

  • anerikan-regress.com/americanexpress/
  • american-progrecs.com/americanexpress/
  • anerican-fortress.com/americanexpress/
  • amerikan-sunfacess.com/americanexpress/

If you enter your American Express username and password on the above websites, it will be stolen by or sent to the hackers or scammers who have created the websites.

If you have already entered your American Express username and password on the bogus web page or others, please change your American Express password right now! If you are unable to do so, please contact American Express or your bank.

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