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!
From: American Express Notifications [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 10:30 AM
Subject: American Express Notification: Your Transaction is Aborted Importance: High
Your October 29, 2012 Money Transfer is Aborted
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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Thank you for your Cardmembership.
American Express Customer Care
Please NEVER provide any of the following:
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.
- Account Number
- Social security number
- Three digit security number on back of credit card
- Private information