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Bank of America Online Alert Phishing Scam

Bank of America Online Alert Phishing Scam

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I got another online banking phishing e-mail message today. This time, the scammers are targeting Bank of America customers. The phishing e-mail will try to trick you by sending a bogus Bank of America banking alert to you indicating that you need to update your billing information immediately. If you click any link in the e-mail message you will be taken to this web page http//swiatwenus .pl/Boa/ instead of the Bank of America website, which is located at

A Copy of the Fraudulent Bank of America Online Alert E-mail Message

Online Banking Alert

Dear Valued Member,

We noticed invalid login attempts into you account online from an unknown IP address . Due to this, we have temporarily suspended your account. We need you to update your account information for your online banking to be re-activated please update your billing information today by clicking here After a few clicks, just verify the information you entered is correct.


BOA Member Services Team

P.S. The link in this message will be expire within 24 Hours . You have to update your payment information

© 2012 BOA LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Bank of America Online Alert Phishing Scam Email

This e-mail message is designed to steal your Bank of America username and password. The webpage http// is designed to look exactly like the Bank of America login page. If you enter your Bank of America online username and password, it will be sent to the scammers.

If you or think you, have entered your username and password on the fake Bank of America webpage, please change your username and password immediately and contact Bank of America.

If you receive any notifications via e-mail from Bank of America, please go directly to their website at and login with your username and password.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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  • January 23, 2015 at 8:24 AM by an anonymous user from: Newark, New Jersey, United States

    I've received these bogus messages before, and once again today...

    I called the my local branch and they advised me to forward the bogus message to To verify this, do call your local branch whenever you receive a bogus message.

  • February 4, 2013 at 10:06 PM by an anonymous user from: Freehold, New Jersey, United States

    The above email is still circulating, beware!

    Copy link location on the email pasted the following :

    One would think the first part of the address "vbghackers" makes it pretty clear the site is fraudulent and an attempt to steal personal identifying information.

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Bank of America Online Alert Phishing Scam