Abbey Phishing Scams

Date: 7 November 2007
Received from "Abbey" <clientdepmnt.ref99551936437313.ib@abbey.co.uk>
Subject: Abbey customer service: customer details confirmation! (message id: d6572494)

Dear Abbey customer,

We regularly perform scheduled maintenance for our Online banking customers. We intend upgrading our OnLine Banking security server for better online services.

In order to ensure you do not experience service interruption, you are required to complete our E-banking Online Form by following the secured hyperlink below:

http://www.abbey.co.uk/CentralCustomerWeb/Form?session=02174 ... very long URL

Thank you for banking with Abbey, the industry leader in safe and secure online banking.

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Abbey Customer Service

Since when does the completion of an online form guarantee uninterrupted service?

We had to chop the URL because it just kept going on and on and on...