Attention – Important notification!

By the time I tried to click on the link in this email the website had been removed so I can’t tell you what it contained.  I’m guessing that it asked for details of your bank account, or that it contained some kind of trojan or worm.  Just delete the email.



You’re getting this letter in connection with new directions issued by U.S. Treasury Department. The directions concern U.S. Federal Wire online payments.

A country-wide phishing attack began on April 21, 2009. It’s taking place hitherto. Therefore a great number of banks and credit unions is affected by this attack and quantity of illegal wire transfers has reached an extremely high level.

U.S. Treasury Department, Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in common worked out a complex of immediate actions for the highest possible reduction of fraudulent operations. We regret to inform you that definite restrictions will be applied to all Federal Wire transfers from April 29 till May 8.

Here you can get more detailed information regarding the affected banks and U.S. Treasury Department restrictions:
Federal Reserve Bank System Administration