And, once the cyber criminals have received the stolen information, they use it to gain access to their potential victims' BOA accounts, hijack and use them fraudulently.
The "Bank of America Payment Failed - Action Required" Phishing Scam
From: "Bank Of America"
Sent: 31-Oct-2017 09:25:57 +0000
Subject: Status: Payment Failed - Action Required
Unfortunately, Your Payment has been failed.
It has come to our attention that your Banking Information records are out of date.That requires you to verify the Billing Information.
Failure to verify your records will result in account suspension. click the link below and enter your login information on the following page to confirm your Billing Information records.
To verify your identity, kindly follow reference below and take the directions to
Click here to Verify Your Account
Bank Of America 2017
Bank of America customers who have received email messages like the one above, they should go directly to Bank of America's website at https://www.bankofamerica.com/ and sign into their accounts from there, instead of clicking on a link in the email messages. If there is something wrong with or something that needs to be done their Bank of America accounts, it will be shown to them after signing in.
Bank of America (BOA) customers who have been tricked the scam should immediately attempt to change their BOA account password and contact Bank of America for help.
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