Beware of Phishing Chase Email Message - "Account Suspended"
February 9, 2016
The email message below: "Account Suspended," 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 links will take you to a fake JPMorgan Chase Bank website designed to trick you into stealing your Chase username and password. It is recommended never to click on a link in an email message to sign into your online accounts.instead, it is recommended to go directly to your online account providers' websites and sign into your accounts from there.
Please continue reading below.
The JPMorgan Chase Bank Phishing Scam
Subject: Account Suspended
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2016 06:45:15 -0800
Note: This is a service message with information related to your Chase account(s). It may include specific details about transactions, products or online services. If you recently cancelled your account, please disregard this message.
Dear Chase OnlineSM Customer:
Chase OnlineSM Access Re-activation.
Reason: Billing failure.
You have an incoming payment stated for your account. This transaction cannot be completed due to errors present in your account information..
To start the Re-activate process click on Chase OnlineSM.
Once you have completed the process, we will send you an email notifying that your account is available again. After that you can access your account online at any time.
The information provided will be treated in confidence and stored in our secure database.
If you fail to provide required information your account will be automatically deleted from Our online database.
Online Services Team
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. Member FDIC
©2014 JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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.
If you are unable to change your password, please contact Chase immediately.
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