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FRAUD ALERT: Avoid Malicious Website HelpWithMyBank.COM

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has issued a fraud alert regarding an illicit website – HelpWithMyBank.com. Connecting to this website, instead of the legitimate website HelpWithMyBank.gov, can expose your computer to malware. Once you enter the malicious website, consumers are immediately redirected to the legitimate website, but not before being exposed to malware. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has issued a fraud alert regarding an illicit website – HelpWithMyBank.com.  Connecting to this website, instead of the legitimate website HelpWithMyBank.gov, can expose your computer to malware.  Once you enter the malicious website, consumers are immediately redirected to the legitimate website, but not before being exposed to malware.  For more information visit the OCC Website.

FRAUD ALERT: "DHL Tracking Notification" Email Scam

Fraudulent emails posed as being from “DHL Express” are being received by a number of businesses and possibly consumers as well. Although there may be other variations, the series of fraudulent emails I just received occurred like this: First, I received 4 emails early this morning that look like this:Fraudulent emails posed as being from “DHL Express” are being received by a number of businesses and possibly consumers as well. Although there may be other variations, the series of fraudulent emails I just received occurred like this: First, I received 4 emails early this morning that look like this:

From:  DHL Express Notification This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sent: Wednesday, November 9, 2011

To: [you]@[your domain name]

Subject:  DHL Delivery Notification Message – D90FIE6C17Q-8395

 DHL Express Notification for shipment for Wed, 9 Nov 2011 15:09:18 + 0100

Later in the day, I received another email from “DHL Express” with similar information as above, but this one will also contain an attachment (e.g., “.zip” file) and some additional information on the body:

 AWB Number: 192784902749039

Pickup Date: 2011-11-03 07:46:00

Service: AIR

Pieces: 1

Custom. Reference: 8397503274

EVENT Category

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 08J%:18 + 0900 – Clearance processing complete

PLEASE REFER TO ATTACHED FILE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION.

 Shipment status may also be obtained from our Internet site in USA under http://track.dhk-usa.com or Globally under http:www.dhl.com/track 

Please do not reply to this email. This is an automated application used only for sending proactive notifications

Thanks,

DHL Express International

Do not respond to emails from DHL (or any delivery service) that have any similarities to these emails. Do not reply to the email, click on the links or open the attachments. If you receive a “DHL email”, please report it to DHL by contacting: DHL Express Customer Service via email from the global DHL website, www.dhl.com, or phone Customer Service at the telephone number published on the DHL website for your country (country website addresses available through www.dhl.com). Should you receive suspicious emails from other delivery service companies, contact them through their company websites or by phone, asking for their security or customer service departments.

Fraud Alert: Work from Home Scams

The US Secret Service, FBI, and other law enforcement agencies, have issued a Fraud Advisory for consumers to increase awareness of “work-from-home” scams (more about job scams) which allow criminals to steal money from job seekers. Participation by individuals in these scams can also lead to the victim facing criminal charges. For more information, download the Fraud Advisory for Consumers: Involvement in Criminal Activity through Work from Home Scams.The US Secret Service, FBI, and other law enforcement agencies, have issued a Fraud Advisory for consumers to increase awareness of “work-from-home” scams (more about job scams) which allow criminals to steal money from job seekers. Participation by individuals in these scams can also lead to the victim facing criminal charges. For more information, download the Fraud Advisory for Consumers: Involvement in Criminal Activity through Work from Home Scams.