Previous    Next
Warning: JavaScript is turned off! Some features on this website will not work without it.

Phishing Scam - "American Express Card Account Security Upgrade"

Rating - Thumb up Rating - Thumb down 0   
Phishing Scam - "American Express Card Account Security Upgrade"

The email message with the subject: "American Express Card Account Security Upgrade," which claims the recipients' American Express accounts have been suspended and need to be restored, is a phishing scam sent by cybercriminals. Therefore, recipients of the fake email message are asked to delete it and not follow the instructions in it.

Please continue reading below.

American Express card holders are asked never to click on a link in an email message to access to their accounts. They should instead, go directly to American Express website ( and sign into their accounts from there, and if there is something wrong with their accounts, it will be displayed to them.

The Phishing American Express Email Message

From: American Express <>
Subject: American Express Card Account Security Upgrade

Log in to view your account balance

American Express logo


Account Ending:


American Express Card

View Account

Make a Payment

Manage Alerts Preferences

Merchant Credit Received

Security Upgrade

Restore Account

The following security upgrade has occurred to your American Express ® Card account.

Notification Date:
Saturday, March 19, 2016

Account Status:

To Resolve Issue:

Take Restore Step Above

Thank you for your Card Membership.

American Express Customer Care
If you'd like to stop receiving this alert , simply click here.

Was this e-mail helpful? Please click here to give us your feedback.

Remember to leave your question or comment, and read the ones made by others below. And, please report malicious, phishing or scam email messages, social media posts and websites to us. You may click here to contact us, or forward the email messages to: .

Alert and help your family and friends by sharing this article with them:
Submit Your Comment or Question

Submit your comment or question in the box below to share what you know or to get answers about this article.

CommentComments or Questions (0)