Citibank Email Phishing Scam

by on 11/16/2010 in Scams & Hoaxes, Security

There’s an email purporting to be from Citibank, claims that the recipients online account had multiple unauthorized attempts. This email is not from Citibank, it’s a scam that is intended to steal personal information to be used for unlawful activity.

The email is not from Citibank. It is a phishing scam that’s designed to steal bank account login details and other personal information from bank customers. Delete this email immediately and do not click any links in the email.

Example email

Citibank Scam

Citibank will not send its customers unsolicited emails asking them to provide personal and financial details.

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2 Responses to “Citibank Email Phishing Scam”

  1. tony@kindle

    Nov 17th, 2010

    Sounds like the bank phishing that was going around a few months back, interesting that they are targeting affiliates, must think we are rich!

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