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The "American Express Government Guidelines to Prevent Money Laundering" Phishing Scam

The "American Express Government Guidelines to Prevent Money Laundering" email below is a scam being sent by cybercriminals to potential victims, with an attached form or HTML Web page requesting personal and financial information. American Express will never send their users an email message with an attached form or HTML Web page requesting personal, financial or account information. Therefore, American Express users are asked to delete email messages with an attached form or HTML Web page requesting the same information.

The American Express Government Guidelines to Prevent Money Laundering Phishing Scam
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Also, they should not follow the instructions in the phishing email messages, and if they are in doubt or uncertain about an email message that they have received, they should contact American Express Customer Support for help verifying the email message authenticity.

The "American Express Government Guidelines to Prevent Money Laundering" Scam

Ämne:Recent activities

Datum:Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:12:27 -0500

Från:American Express <americanexpress@ce-express.com>

Svar till:americanexpress@ce-express.com

Till:americanexpress@welcome.aexp.com

American Express logo

Card Account

Starting: 37XX

American Express Card

Dear Cardmember,

To meet government guidelines that prevent money laundering and terrorist financing, financial institutions must maintain current information about their customers. Therefore, we are requesting that our customers update their profiles.

For this reason, new charges on your accounts may be declined, we advise you start your update right away.

ONE TIME ACTION

To start, An attached HTML Webpage Fillable Web Form is sent with this message.

- See Attached Form, Download and Open to Continue.

- This has been uniquely Prefilled for you.

- You’ll need to complete some steps to ensure the protection of your account.

- Finish steps by filling out the Form.

Your prompt response regarding this matter is appreciated.

Sincerely,

American Express Customer Service

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  • November 19, 2018 at 1:36 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: "American Express" <americanexpress@nisdo.com>

    Date: November 17, 2018 at 4:47:14 PM EST

    Subject: New guidelines

    Reply-To: americanexpress@nisdo.com

    Dear Cardmember,

    The government guidelines that prevent money laundering and terrorist financing, financial institutions must maintain current information about their customers. For this reason, we are requesting that our customers update their profiles.

    To Start:

    - Download and Open to Continue.

    - Finish steps by filling out the Form.

    Sincerely,

    American Express"

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The "American Express Government Guidelines to Prevent Money Laundering" Phishing Scam