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Beware of "Wells Fargo Updating Account Agreement" Phishing Scams

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Beware of "Wells Fargo Updating Account Agreement" Phishing Scams

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Wells Fargo Bank customers who have received email messages like the one below, which claim that there have been several irregular sign-on attempts on their accounts and are instructed to click on a link to safeguard their accounts, are asked to delete the email messages, and not to follow the instructions in them. This is because the email messages are phishing scams sent by cybercriminal to steal Wells Fargo Bank customers' account credentials, personal and financial information.

A Sample of the "Wells Fargo Updating Account Agreement" Scam

From: "Wells Fargo"<info@wellsfargo.com>

Date: November 13, 2017 at 11:18:32 AM MST

Subject: Updating Account Agreement- Wells Fargo Online

Dear Valued Customer,

Several irregular sign on attempt was made on your account. please ClickHere to safeguard your account.

Thank you

© 1999 - 2017 Wells Fargo. All rights reserved

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.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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Beware of "Wells Fargo Updating Account Agreement" Phishing Scams