2012 Scam Alerts


February 29, 2012

False Direct Deposit Transfer Failure Notice

Phishing emails claiming to be a notice that your ACH Direct Deposit transfer has failed due to a limitimposed on the receipient account have been circulating.

The e-mail claims to be from a representative of "NACHA" and provides a link.

The e-mail and link are fraudulent. Recipients should consider the intent of this e-mail as an attempt to collect personal or confidential information, or to load malicious software onto end users' computers. Recipients should not click on the link provided.

NACHA does not issue unsolicited e-mails to consumers or business account holders. If you have clicked on a link in an email similar to this and have provided account information, please contact us immediately so we can take the proper precautions to protect your account.


February 22, 2012

Phishing Alert: Fake Email Claiming to be from the Better Business Bureau

A new phishing email is circulating, claiming to be from the Better Business Bureau. This email claims to be referencing a complaint case filed against the company and directs the recipient to click on a link for more information.

This e-mail and link are fraudulent. Recipients should consider the intent of this e-mail as an attempt to collect personal or confidential information, or to load malicious software onto end users' computers. Recipients should not click on the link provided. If you have clicked on a link in an email similar to this and have provided account information, please contact us immediately so we can take the proper precautions to protect your account.

For more information visit the Better Business Bureau's News Center.


February 17, 2012

Phishing Alert: Fake Email Claiming to be from PayPal

A new phishing email is circulating, claiming to be from PayPal with the subject line "Billing Address Change Notification".

This e-mail and link are fraudulent. Recipients should consider the intent of this e-mail as an attempt to collect personal or confidential information, or to load malicious software onto end users' computers. Recipients should not click on the link provided. If you have clicked on a link in an email similar to this and have provided account information, please contact us immediately so we can take the proper precautions to protect your account.

For more information visit PayPal's Security and Protection Center.


February 7, 2012

Phishing Alert: Fake Email Claiming to be from Intuit

A new phishing email is circulating, claiming to be from Intuit with the subject line "Tax Information Needed with 30 days".

This e-mail and link are fraudulent. Recipients should consider the intent of this e-mail as an attempt to collect personal or confidential information, or to load malicious software onto end users' computers. Recipients should not click on the link provided. If you have clicked on a link in an email similar to this and have provided account information, please contact us immediately so we can take the proper precautions to protect your account.

For more information visit Intuit's Online Security Center.


January 27, 2012

Phishing Alert: Fraudulent Emails Regarding Debit Cards

Phishing emails claiming to be a notice of fraudulent activity on your debit card have been circulating. These notices are not from the bank and you should not reply to them or click any links contained in the email. Emails may appear similiar to the info below:
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From: eNFACT Notifications
Sent: Thursday, January 26, 2012 11:50 AM
To: Recipients

Subject: eNFACT Case xxxxxxxxxxxx

To protect your account, we monitor your ATM and debit card transactions for potentially fraudulent activity which may include a sudden change in locale (such as when a U.S.-issued card is used unexpectedly overseas), a sudden string of costly purchases, or any pattern associated with new fraud trends around the world.
An eNFACT Case was generated for the cardholder below:

Transaction 1 Information:
A charge on 10/23/2011 in the amount of $438.09 in ITALY Transaction Score: 981

Transaction 2 Information:
A charge on 10/23/2011 in the amount of $513.14 in ITALY Transaction Score: 918

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This e-mail and link are fraudulent. Recipients should consider the intent of this e-mail as an attempt to collect personal or confidential information, or to load malicious software onto end users' computers. Recipients should not click on the link provided. If you have clicked on a link in an email similar to this and have provided account information, please contact us immediately so we can take the proper precautions to protect your account.

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