12.17.2010

US Bank customers, be on the look out for fraudulent emails that appear to be coming from US Bank, but which are really from scammers who are attempting steal your login information. Do NOT click the link(s) contained within these emails. Sample text from one of the US Bank scam emails can be seen below (italics).

Dear Customer,

Sensitive area to your US Bank Online Access has been limited due to a mis-match of access code between your security details. You now need to verify your Identity to enable you continue accessing your Internet Banking.

To verify your identity, click on the guide-link below and follow the directions to instant activation or please call our Online Helpdesk on 1-851 455 4555 to activate your account and security information. Calls will be charged at local rates and it will take up to 5 minutes.

IMPORTANT: You are strictly advised to match your Identity correctly to avoid service denial.

Yours Sincerely,
USbank Online?? Helpdesk

Beware of scams like this. Stay ahead of the scammers using Scam Reports, a scam trend watching website.

If you end up getting scammed, you might need to find a company like LifeLock to make sure your identity is protected.

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