Had an email from Lloyds TSB?

  Forum Editor 19:27 27 May 04
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if you have,
click here

It's a fraudulent attempt to get your banking details, the latest in a long line of them. If you click on the link in the email you'll see a very convincing form - please do NOT submit it. I have it on good authority that some people have already been taken in, and I would hate it to happen to any of our members.

  jonnytub 19:33 27 May 04

It is very official and convincing but as we all know banks simply do not send these type of emails

  krypt1c 19:36 27 May 04

Haven't had the current one yet, but they've tried before, as have various other 'banks'. As jonnytub says banks [or indeed any financial institutions] don't ask for this kind of information.

  ton 20:52 27 May 04

I had this one today purporting to come from The Woolwich.

I don't have an account with the Woolwich anyway.

Dear Woolwich customer!

Please read this important message about
security. We are working very hard to protect
our customers against fraud. Your account has
been randomly chosen for verification. This is
requested to us to verify that you are the real
owner of this account. All you need to do is to
click on the link below. You will see a verification
page. Please complete all fields that you will see
and submit the form. You will be redirected to Woolwich
home page after verification. Please note that if
you don't verify your ownership of account in 24 hours we
will block it to protect your money. Thank you.
click here

  Mister Splendid 20:58 27 May 04

I bank online with LloydsTSB. Warnings about this kind of email appear often during the logging-in process. So far I have never recieved one. I have recieved similar emails claiming to be from Ebay trying to get me to enter my details though.

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