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Phishing Scam American Express

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
We were notified of a recent Phishing scam dealing with Xerox. The fraudulent email looks like it is being sent from American Express with the subject as: American Express Notification-Your transaction is aborted. This is a fraudulent attempt to capture member data.

Below is a copy of the fake email. Do Not click on any of the links!

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From: American Express Notifications [mailto:donotreply@welcome.aexp.com]
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 10:30 AM
To:
Subject: American Express Notification: Your Transaction is Aborted Importance: High

Your October 29, 2012 Money Transfer is Aborted

Respective, scfederal.org,

Cardmember: scfederal.org
Account Ending:

Your American Express Card account transfer cancelled 10/29/2012 with amount of 9,866.50 USD.

Transaction Time: October 29, 2012 at 2:24 PM

Payment Due Date: Tue, Nov 6, 2012

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You currently reading the LIMITED DATA version of the Statement-Ready Note. Switch to the TOTAL DATA version. Thank you for your Cardmembership.

Regards,

American Express Customer Care

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  • Account Number
  • Social security number
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  • Private information

Neither South Carolina Federal Credit Union nor any of our business partners acting on our behalf would ever call, text, or email our members requesting such information.

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