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Phishing Scam E-mails

The email entitled "Update Required" claiming to be sent the National Association Federal Credit Union appears to be a phishing scam. Phishing e-mails are e-mails from scam artists who use "official" looking webpages designed to trick you into believing they are from a legitimate website.  The email may state or imply that your account will be suspended or deactivated unless you click the link to the webpage that is linked from the e-mail.  Sometimes they further say that someone is trying to use your account or this is done for "security" purposes.  Once you are at the site, they will likely ask for personal information.  You may be asked to provide or verify personal information such as bank account information, credit card information, social security information and password information.  If you get such an e-mail, you should delete it and do not provide any of the requested information.  However, if you are still not convinced that you have a fraudulent e-mail, please contact the company directly and explain the e-mail you received.

Update Required: National Association of Federal Credit Unions

From: "National Assoctiation Federal Credit Union" <>
Subject: UPDATE REQUIRED #[ Case ID Number: PP-065-617-349 ]
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2006 20:12:40 -0400









> Dear Federal Credit Union / Credit Union Consumer,



> As part of our security measures, we regularly screen activity in Federal Credit Union network.We recently noticed the following issue on your account: A recent review of your transaction history determined that we require an update of your account in order to provide you with secure services. Case ID Number: PP-065-617-349.

> For your protection, we have limited your access, until additional security measures can be completed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please restore your access as soon as possible. .


> You must click the link below and fill in the form on the following page to complete the verification process.


We thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Please understand that this is a security measure intended to help protect you and your account. We apologize for any inconvenience.




> To continue please click here.


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