Phishing Scam - "Your Chase Account - You Have 1 Online Banking ALERT"
November 20, 2015
The email message below: "Your Chase Account," which claims the recipients have one online banking Chase alert, is a phishing scam. The email message was not sent by Chase.instead, it was sent by cyber-criminals, so do not follow the instructions or click on the links within it. The malicious links in the fake email message will take you to a fake JPMorgan Chase Bank website designed to trick you into stealing your Chase username and password, and credit card information.
Please continue reading below.
The Chase Bank Phishing Email Scam
From: Chase US email@example.com
Subject: Your Chase Account![ID# mbk4]
You have 1 online banking Chase ALERT: Due to an unusual number of failed login attempts, your online banking access has been temporarily suspended.
To restore your account access please click:
Log On to Chase Online and proceed with the verification process.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If we do not receive the appropriate account verification within 24 hours, you will need to visit a Chase branch to restore your account access.
© Copyright JPMorgan Chase & Co. 2015
Every month, thousands of these email messages are sent out by scammers to trick their potential victims into stealing their username, password, financial or personal information. So, never click on link in an email message to sign into or log on to any of your online accounts.
Almost go directly to www.chase.com in web browser and sign into your account from there. If there is a problem with your account, you will be notified after signing or logging in.
If you were tricked into clicking the link in the fake email message and have entered your username and password for your Chase account on the bogus Chase website that you were taken to, please change your Chase password immediately and contact Chase immediately.
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