Credit Union National Association Phishing Scams
Date: 31 October 2007
Received from "Credit Union National Association" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Notice : Security Message from CUNA
CUNA is constantly working to ensure security by regularly screening
the accounts in our system. We recently reviewed your account, and we
need more information to help us provide you with secure service. Until
we can collect this information, your access to sensitive account
features will be limited. We would like to restore your access as soon
as possible, and we apologize for the inconvenience.
- Why is my account access limited?
- Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s):
- * November 4, 2007: We have reason to believe that your
account was accessed by a third party. Because protecting the security
of your account is our primary concern, we have limited access to
sensitive Credit Union account features. We understand that this may be
an inconvenience but please understand that this temporary limitation
is for your protection.
(Your case ID for this reason is THEFT-3150019066.)
- How can I restore my account access?
- This limitation cannot be appealed.
- We encourage you to restore full access as soon as possible.
Once you complete all of the checklist items, your case will be
reviewed by one of our Account Specialists. We will send you an e-mail
with the outcome of the review.
Thanks for your patience as we work together to protect your account.
Credit Union National Association Team
"Date received: 31 October 2007..."
"November 4, 2007: We have reason to believe that your account was accessed by a third party..."
Phishing scammers sending phishing e-mails from the future. We did not know that they can do time travel.
Date: 30 October 2007
Received from "Credit Union NA" <email@example.com>
Subject: CUNA Card Account Alert
For your security we deactivated your card account, to reactivate your card
you must follow the reactivation steps.
Call us immediately at [DELETED] and we will review the activity on your
account with you and upon verification, we will remove any restrictions
placed on your account.
Please disregard this notice if you have already spoken with one of our
Please do not reply to this message. Replies to this message are routed to
an unmonitored mailbox.
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