Email scam Alert for Lloyds TSB Bank

By | July 16th, 2012|Categories: Scams|Tags: , , , , , , |

Another old fraud scam has been found in my inbox for Lloyds TSB bank.  Lloyds TSB was targeted a few years ago with this bogus scam and it looks like the scammers are trying again to extract personal bank details with this phishing email which gives you 24hrs to respond. Phishing email supposedly from Lloyds TSB The fake email says This e-mail has been sent to inform you that your account will be deactivated within the next 24 hours due to several unsuccessful login attemps on your account. To prevent this to happen please login securely to our activation link below today and verify your information: Firstly it doesn't use my name it just says dear - and my email address, secondly I don't have an account at the Lloyds TSB bank. The link where you are supposed to verify your bank details is in that case obviously a bogus link that takes you to a hackers site. Do not click the link in the email, see below what you should do. Lloyds TSB say Protect yourself from malicious attempts to obtain your sensitive information. If you receive a suspicious email please do not respond to it but forward it to our dedicated team at emailscams@lloydstsb.co.uk. We will NEVER send you an email, text message or a link direct to a [...]