Halifax Bank – On-line SCAM

Pirate Flag Credit RatingHere we go another scam to try and get us to log onto a false account

Dear Customer,

Halifax Bank has been receiving complaints from our customers for unauthorised use of the Halifax online account.

As a result we are making an extra security check on all of our customers account. In order to protect your information please click on the link below:


Thank you for your understanding and correspondence, we also apologize for any inconveniences caused.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Fraud Prevention Unit.
Legal Advisor

Halifax Online Bank Plc.

In some cases people are warned by their browser:

Web Forgery Notice


If you ever do get this sort of do not follow the link, yes it will look like your bank log on screen. All you will do is give away your user name and password!



Halifax Bank – On-line SCAM — 3 Comments

  1. The default advice is NEVER to click on links in emails!

    Always go to a site via a bookmark or by Googling.

  2. I got the exact same email about a week and a half ago. I almost clicked the link but then I thought about it. I knew something wasn’t right. These people will do anything to get their hands on our details and cash. We really have to be so careful nowadays.

    • DBC thanks for your comment.

      They look so real, it is easy to fall into the trap. I have also lately started to receive lots of emails with zip attachments. I never open them as they could contain executable files.

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