A Sample of the Wells Fargo Bank "Your Online Banking is Blocked" Phishing Email
From: Wells Fargo Online email@example.com
Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2016 2:18 AM
Subject: Your Online Banking is Blocked
We detected irregular activity on your Account on 26/10/2016.
For your protection, online banking has been locked because the number of attempts to sign in exceeded the number allowed.
We are sorry to inform you that your online account has been temporarily locked after too many unsuccessful login attempts was made.
We detected to strengthen the security measures protecting your account, we have added additional security.
We detected will review and verify the activity on your account with you and take necessary steps to protect your account from fraud.
Click here to confirm your registration!
(If you cannot click on the link, please move the message into the Inbox)
Thank you. We appreciate your business.
Wells Fargo Bank customers should never click on a link to sign into their online accounts. They should always go directly to https://www.wellsfargo.com/ and sign into their accounts from there. Once they have signed in, they will be notified of changes or updates that need to be done to their accounts.
Wells Fargo Bank customers who have already been tricked by the phishing email messages should change their passwords and contact Wells Fargo Bank immediately for help.