Bank of America customers who have received the "Notification Regarding Your Bank Account" email alert below, which claims the recipients need to verify their accounts, are asked to delete the same email. This is because the email is a phishing scam 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 "Notification Regarding Your Bank Account" Scam
From: Bank Of America <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 11:50:22 AM
Subject: Notification Regarding Your Bank Account
Bank of America"
pp. Online Banking Notification
Security Checkpoint: Attention: This message was sent as a last reminder for verification.
Dear Valued Customer :
During our usual security enhancement protocol, we observed multiple login attempt error while login in to your online banking account. We have believed that someone other than you is trying to access your account for security reasons, we have temporarily suspend your account and your access to online banking and will be restricted if you fail to update. To restore your account, please Sign in to Online Banking
Email Preferences This is a service email from Bank of America. Please note that you may receive service email in accordance with your Bank of America service agreements, whether or not you elect to receive promotional email.
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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. Therefore, if you have received messages appearing as if they came from the Bank of America, asking you to call a number or respond to them with your personal or financial information, please do not follow the instructions in the messages and report them to the Bank of America. Always go directly to www.bankofamerica.com and sign into your account. Once you have signed in, you will be notified of changes or updates to your account.
If you were tricked into following instructions in a fake Bank of America or BofA message, please contact the Bank of America for help using the telephone number on the back of your credit or debit card. Let them know that you were ticked by cyber criminals into submitting your account information on a phishing website.