"Important Message About Your Account" Phishing Citibank Email

"Important Message About Your Account" Phishing Citibank Email

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The email message below with the subject: "Important message about your account," is a fake Citibank alert notification. This spoofed email message was not sent by Citibank and the link in it should not be clicked on. The link goes to a phishing or fake Citibank website created by scammers to steal their victims' personal information, credit card information, username and password. Once on the fake website, the victims will be asked to submit their personal information, credit card information, username and password. If they follow the instructions, their information will be sent to the scammers behind the phishing scam, who will use the same information to rip them off.

The Fake Citibank Alert Notification Email

Important message about your account.

Dear Valued Customer,

Citibank is constantly working to increase security for all Online Banking users.to ensure the integrity of our online payment system, we periodically review accounts. Your account might be restricted due to numerous login attempts into your online account. Restricted accounts continue to receive payments, but they are limited in their ability to send or withdraw funds.to lift up this restriction, you need to confirm your online banking details.

Click on the following link to confirm your online banking details.



You are required to provide all necessary information completely and correctly otherwise, due to security reasons, we may have to close your account temporarily.

Security Advisor
Citibank Group

Although the email message appeared as if it came from a Citibank's email address, it was not. The email address was spoofed, meaning it was not sent From a Citibank's email address, but from some other email address. If you have already entered your user name, password and personal and credit card information on this fake or phishing website, please try changing your Citibank password and contact Citibank.

Always go to directly www.citibank.com to sign into your Citibank account, instead of clicking on a link.

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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  • March 17, 2019 at 3:58 PM by an anonymous user from Los Angeles, California, United States

    Here is another scam:

    "Jalan M.H. Thamrin No.2 Tanah Abang, Gambir, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10110

    Greeting From citibank indonesia,

    we have today programmed your name on the Master Card through our interswitch computronic department here in citibank indonesia and your payment is ready this morning. your delayed payment of US$2.5 million usd has been credited into the ATM Card.

    Furthermore, the card can be used on any ATM machine all over the world or you can go to your personal bank to offload the money that is in the card into your personal bank account. also you are only required to make a total withdrawal of $20,000 to $30,000 per day and the card expires in the next two years interval from the date of issue. your issuance date will start counting as soon as you receive the card and we will immediately activate the card for your use.


    Q: What if I decide later that I no longer want to receive payments through the payment card?

    A: No problem - just send an application with your

    preferred choice of payment, but this will be after

    one month after you receive the atm card. You can keep

    your card so you can still access any remaining

    money in your account or if you decide to use the Card payment option again in the future.

    Q: Will my Master Card expire?

    A: For security reasons, your Card will

    automatically expire on the date printed on the card.

    This date is 2 years from the time the card is issued. Before

    your card expires, a new card will be sent to

    you with a new expiration date.

    Q: How do I access my balance online, change my card's PIN

    or view my transaction history?

    A: You will do all this in Automatic Teller Machine(ATM)

    Meanwhile, I just called the famous courier companies here to know how much they will take to courier the ATM CARD and some insurance companies too and the charges are below which you will send through western union:

    Remember that the fee should send to our Attorney here where your fund was originated, as they are entitle to receive and make every internation payment.

    1. Fast Express Courier charged $130 dollars plus insurance of third class of $150 dollars and it all amounted to $280 dollars.

    2. DHL charged $150 dollars plus insurance of third class of $150 dollars and it all amounted to $300 dollars.

    3.FEDEX charged $150 dollars plus insurance of third class of $155 dollars and it all amounted to $305dollars.

    4.TNT charged $150 dollars plus insurance of third class of $160 dollars and it all amounted to $310 dollars.

    5.EMS charged $150 dollars plus insurance of third class of $165 dollars and it all amounted to $315 dollars.

    You are to choose from any of the listed above charges below that you can afford and send the fee to our Attorney name below through western union or Money Gram today or asap:

    Further details on payment will be provided to you by our treasurer on confirmation of your Delivery options.

    You are to send the courier fee with the insurance from any of the above charges to receive your ATM CARD in 72hours. The ATM CARD must be insured to avoid theft of the draft by courier attendants.

    This Bank can't release the ATM CARD to any courier service without insurance as this Bank is not ready to be held liable for the ATM CARD if stolen, therefore, proper documentation of the ATM CARD must be done from this Bank before the ATM CARD will be handed over to any service company for delivery.

    Do not ask this Bank to pay the courier services, we do not engage in free job as this is a Reputable Bank which you knows the ethics.

    We are not charging you for the Bank processing and preparation fee, so do not ask the Bank to pay any cost for your ATM CARD as the Bank won't answer that. So, accord this BANK with full respect to get your ATM CARD.


    Mr.Jonathan A.Osbert



    citibank indonesia"


  • March 4, 2016 at 5:05 PM by an anonymous user from Riverside, California, United States

    Here is another scam:

    "Your Card Has Been Limited

    From: alerts@ citibank.com alertsOqTSo@ gbry5bmojswcitibank.com

    Some information on your account appears to be missing or incorrect.

    We have attempted to contact you by phone to speak with you personally but have been unsuccessful.

    As a precaution we have reduced your daily purchase limit.

    At this time we require that you verify your account information.

    To do so, please download and open the document attached to this e-mail.

    Please follow the instructions from the document.

    Please verify your information promptly so that you can continue to enjoy

    all the benefits of your Citibank account.

    This measure is mandatory, failure to do so will continue to limit your access to Citibank."


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