"Bank of America Card was Locked" Phishing Scam

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Bank of America Card was Locked Phishing Scam

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Bak of America customers are asked to beware of the "Bank of America Card was Locked" phishing scam. The phishing scam, which claims the recipients' online accounts have been locked, is being sent by scammers or cybercriminals to trick their potential victims into disclosing their Bank of America's account credentials, and their personal and financial information. The scammers send a fake email to their potential victims and ask them to click on the link in order to verify their information, but the link goes to a phishing website, a fake website disguised as Bank of America's legitimate website located at www.bankofamerica.com.

A Sample of the "Bank of America Card was Locked" Phishing Scam

From: Bank Of America <a167@cp01.whm.wwi.dk>

Sent: Friday, August 17, 2018 8:27:28 PM

To: birdiem@hotmail.com

Subject: NotificationID X5944-F5489-G5005

Bank of America®

Activity Alert

Dear Client

We're letting you know that your card was locked due to multiple suspicious transactions..

To reactivate your card follow the link below and verify your credentials.

Click Here.

We're here to help. If you have questions, contact us online or call the number on the back of your credit or debit card.

Your last sign-in was 08/15/2018

To verify that this email is from Bank of America, confirm your last sign-in date is correct. To access Online or Mobile Banking, go directly to bankofamerica.com or use our Mobile Banking App.

This is a service email from Bank of America. Please note that you may receive service emails in accordance with your Bank of America service agreements, whether or not you elect to receive promotional email.

Read our Privacy Notice.

Please don't reply directly to this automatically generated email message.

Bank of America Email, NC1-028-09-01, 150 N College St., Charlotte, NC 28255

Bank of America, N.A. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender

© 2018 Bank of America Corporation. All rights reserved.

Once scammers or cybercrimes have gotten their potential victims' Bank of America information, they will use it to steal their money and use their accounts to commit fraud. Remember, always go directly to www.bankofamerica.com and sign into your account from there. If there is something that you need to do to your account, you will be notified after signing in.

Bank of America customers who were tricked by the phishing scam are asked to contact Bank of America for help. Let them know that you were ticked by cyber criminals into submitting your account information on a phishing website.

And, always call the Bank of America using the following number or the number on the back of your credit or debit card or click here to use the "Contact us" page on their website.

If you have received fake Bank of America messages, please post them in the comment section below to help inform others.

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

Please share what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any. Remember to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us at the following email address: info@onlinethreatalerts.com. And, report missing persons, scams, untrustworthy, or fraudulent websites to us. Tell us why you consider the websites untrustworthy or fraudulent. Also, to quickly find answers to your questions, use our search engine.

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"Bank of America Card was Locked" Phishing Scam