The email message below with the subject "IP-Conflict Detected On Your Account," which appears as a WellsFargo Online alert, which claims multiple IP-Conflict on the recipients' online accounts were detected, 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 WellsFargo Online 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.
The "WellsFargo Online IP-Conflict Detected On Your Account" Phishing Scam
From: WellsFargo Online <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 04:11:45 PM EDT
Subject: IP-Conflict: Detected On Your Account
You Have (1) New Security Message.
We detected Unusual activity on your account and we are placing a hold on your account for your protection. Confirm your account information to Unlock your account and your online access.
PRESS FOR AUTHENTICATION
Thank you for being a Wells Fargo customer.
Wells Fargo survey team.
Security Icon Security check point
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WellsFargo Online customers should always go directly to www.wellsfargo.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.
WellsFargo Online customers who have already been tricked by the phishing email message are asked to contact WellsFargo immediately for help.
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