"Wells Fargo Unusual Banking Activity Detected" Phishing Scam

Recipients of the "Wells Fargo Unusual Banking Activity Detected" email below are asked to delete it and should not to follow the instructions in it. This is because the email message is phishing scam sent by cybercriminals to steal Wells Fargo Bank customers' account credentials, personal and financial information. Once the cybercriminals have received the stolen credentials, personal and financial information, they will gain access to their victims' accounts, hijack and use them fraudulently.

Wells Fargo Unusual Banking Activity Detected Phishing Scam

The "Wells Fargo Account Security Notification" Phishing Scam

From: Wells Fargo Online <onlinebanking015@comcast.net>

Date: May 17, 2018 at 4:00:26 PM EDT

To: Undisclosed-Recipients:;

Subject: Unusual Banking Activity Detected

Wells Fargo

Your account has been suspended for re-activation

Due to several failed attempts to access to your account, We temporary deactivated your account for your protection.

You have to reactivate your Bank account within the next 24 Hours in order to continue using it.

To help protect your Wells Fargo account(s) from unauthorized access, We have restricted

your online access, which will remain in effect until you contact us.

To restore your account, please Sign in to Online Banking


Randy Thomas

Online Customer Service

Please do not reply to this automated email directly. To ensure a prompt and secure response, sign on to email us.

Online Customer Service Code: CON_E_Welcome_OB_H

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Wells Fargo Bank customers should never click on a link to sign into their online accounts or complete an attached form that request personal information, financial information or account credentials. 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 should change their passwords and contact Wells Fargo Bank immediately for help.

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  • April 22, 2020 at 12:31 PM by info

    "I received a text from 1-410-200-500 states:


    sub:alert for phone NO: (my phone number)

    MSG:REF. ID XHOIZKBDUL. To restore go to: hxxp://nmdtsd.com?YM=N5717Z4P9QD

    I screen shot it and sent it to Wells Fargo for verification"

    Received via email.

  • April 8, 2020 at 8:22 PM by info

    "FRM: 3761*_Wells.Fargo_*8996 (1410200500)

    MSG: (**66270[-Wells_Fargo-]21785**]

    (**1 New Alert Message) SMSID3010**]


    Here is another scam.

  • February 27, 2019 at 5:44 PM by info

    The scammers are using this fake website: banking-online-blocked.xyz

  • September 10, 2018 at 11:13 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Wells Fargo Online <wellsfargo_connects@secure.net>

    Sent: Sunday, September 9, 2018 9:10 AM

    To: Recipients

    Subject: Action Required

    We recently reviewed your account, and we are suspecting that your Wells Fargo account may have been accessed from an unauthorized computer.

    Please review your online preference to avoid restriction on your online account. Please Click Review

    Thank you,

    Wells Fargo Online Security Advisor"

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