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Beware of "Bank of America Alert Suspicious Activity" Phishing Scam

2018-02-22T04:56:26 -  +
Beware of "Bank of America Alert Suspicious Activity" Phishing Scam

The email message below with the subject "Bank of America Alert: Suspicious Activity," which appears as a Bank of America alert, claiming BOA detected multiple IP-Conflict on the recipients' online accounts, which will result in restrictions and closure of their online accounts, is a phishing scam. The fake email message is being sent by cybercriminals, who are attempting to trick their potential victims into visiting a phishing website that will steal their Bank of America online accounts' username and passwords, personal and financial information. Therefore, recipients of the fraudulent email message should delete it and should not follow the instructions in it.

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The "Bank of America Alert Suspicious Activity" Phishing Scam

From: "Bank Of America" <[email protected]>

Date: February 21, 2018 at 10:27:05 AM CST

Subject: Bank of America Alert:Suspicious Activity

Bank of America®

Activity Alert

PERSONAL CHECKING/SAVINGS ACCOUNT

IP-Conflict detected on your account

Dear Valued Customer,

We're letting you know that we've detected multiple IP-Conflict on your online account, which will result to restrictions and closure of your online account, Kindly verify your account below to ensure the safety of your assests and online account.

For verification click http://www.bankofamerica.com/verify to restore and ensure the safety of your Account .

Bank of America customers should always go directly to www.bankofamerica.com and sign into their accounts, instead of clicking on a link in email messages. Once they are signed in, they will be notified of any changes or updates to their accounts. Doing this will prevent them from being tricked into visiting phishing websites.

Bank of America (BoA) customers who have already been tricked by the phishing email message are asked to contact Bank of American immediately for help.

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  • Posted: 2018-04-25T04:00:18 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Bank of America Corporation. All rights reserved. [mailto:[email protected]]
    Sent: Monday, April 23, 2018 12:14 PM
    Subject: Alert from Bank of America

    Online Banking Alert

    This is your Invoice

    Your credit card has been successfully charged for $1648.99

    Time: 03:36 AM
    Date: 04/23/2018

    ID Number: BF0417505430423D

    View An Invoice DetaiDXsL6W7CeYH2QDMI, CQ6VLAJ8 95131."

    delete


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