"Wells Fargo Account Closure Due to Upgrade" Phishing Scam
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The "Wells Fargo Account Closure Due to Upgrade" Scam
From: Wells Fargo <email@example.com>
To: Recipients <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 10:56 am
Subject: Your -Access- Locked
Please 'preview' "attached" and act as "instructed".
As part of our security measures, we regularly update all accounts on our database system. We are unable to update your online account and therefore we will be closing your online accounts to enable the upgrade.
To prevent an interruption with your online services, please take a few moments to update your account by filling out the verification and update form immediately. Click the Below
Link to verify your wellsfargo account.
This is a system generated email. Please do not reply to it.
Wells Fargo online Team
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, if there is any.
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, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
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