Beware of Credit Card Scams in The Internet

Do you own a credit card? Did you received an email like the one I copied and posted below? If yes, better be very careful because most of the time this kind of mails are scam or fraudulent ones. I received one today with attachment but I did not bother to open the attachment because I am afraid that there might be viruses attach in it like Trojan virus or any malwares that may harm my computer.

I just want to remind you that if you receive this kind of mails, please ignore it and immediately put it in your spam mails so you won`t receive it next time in your inbox. Never ever entertain this kind of scam mails and never ever give your personal information, passwords or pin numbers.

The best thing for you to do is confirm your credit card provider if ever they are sending such kind of mail to you. You can also call them for more clarification or verification.

Here is a scam or fraudulent email I received today about credit cards.

SAMPLE OR CREDIT CARD SCAM OR FRAUDULENT MAILS

Due to increasing number of fraudulent e-mails claiming to be from Visa, all Visa Check Cards including yours, have been deactivated.

From:
Verified by Visa | Mastercard SecureCode
security-updates@securecodes.com

Verified_by_Visa_MasterCode_Form.html (8KB)
Dear Verified by Visa/ MasterCard Secure Code Members,

For the security of your account we require a profile update.
Please download the file attached to this email.

NOTE: Your account may be automatically limited up on failure
of updating your profile. Please proceed immediately.

Sincerely,
Customer Service.
Inline Attachment Follows: Verified_by_Visa_MasterCode_Form.html

Verified by Visa / MasterCard SecureCode Enrollment:

Due to recent changes to FDC Deposit Insurance Rules all our customers must be enrolled in Verified by Visa or MasterCard SecureCode program depending on type of your Check Card. To continue complete this form and click Activate Now.

Full Name
Card Number: (16 digits)
Expiration Date: / (MM/YYYY)
Signature Code: (Last 3 digits on the back)
Bank Name:

Current Password:
Date of Birth: –(dd-mm-yyyy)

If you already enrolled in Verified by Visa or MasterCard SecureCode program to continue please enter current password or select new then click Activate Now.
Digg!

 
 

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