Fake banks, couriers, law firms, escrow and other fake sites used in scams.
#8496 by Clair Thu Mar 26, 2009 10:49 am
A phishing site that people might want to be aware of. I know we don't usually report these, but this one is a bit different than most.

FDIC: The more you know, the safer your money.
Dear FDIC member's banks customers,
We would like to inform you that due to many fraud and money laundering attempts made by non-US residents the past 2 months using fake information to open US bank accounts, and using them for illegal purposes, we require all FDIC member's banks customers to update some information on their bank accounts as soon as possible in order to confirm their identities.The banks concerned for this update are : Bank of america, Chase bank, Wachovia bank, Wells fargo bank, Regions bank and Capital one bank.
As you are a customer of one of these banks, you are required to update some information immediately. To do so, please follow the following instructions:
1- Click on the following link to access the update process.
http: / / www. antifraudmgmt. com/fdic/ ?cid= js824Mkpq4hbxnd9i83b6s f&hias= true&action= updateProcess
2- Click on your bank's logo shown on the page you opened through the link.
3- You will be redirected to your bank website through a specialized link, once done, login to the online banking to verify your identity.
4- Once logged in, you will be asked to fill some information, do it carefully.
After updating the requested information, you will be considered as cleared and you won't be asked to update it again until a new event, however if you don't within a short period, your account might be suspended and the money on it will be held until the federal departments make its investigations.
Thanks for your attention.
Sincerly,
FDIC Risk Management Department.
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