The "Wells Fargo Fraudulent Activity Notice" Scam
From: Wells Fargo firstname.lastname@example.org
Sent: Saturday, November 21, 2020, 01:54:05 PM EST
Subject: Fraudulent Activity Notice
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You have received this automated message regarding an important notice concerning your account.
Fraudulent Activity Notice
To ensure the security of our customers, we regularly screen ongoing activity in our Wells Fargo Online Banking. You have received this message because we've noticed unusual activity in your account that was flagged as fraudulent. As a result, your account has been placed under temporary hold, and you will need to provide further verification of identity to continue using our services.
To verify your identity:
1. Sign-in to your Online Banking here.
2. Follow the account-specific instructions to verify your identity.
We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.
If you have questions, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us at 1-800-869-3556 or sign on to send a secure email.
Wells Fargo Online Customer Service
If you were tricked by the scam, please attempt to change your Wells Fargo's account password and contact Wells Fargo immediately for help.