An interesting spoof e-mail is doing the rounds claiming to be from ‘Moneybookers’. It suggests that you have a payment waiting to be collected and asks you to submit details online via a link AND THEN send them your driving license and proof of address – crazy guys.
Amount: USD 286.56
Subject: You must use the link below to accept the payment.
We are writing you this email in regards to your account with
In accordance with our terms and conditions, article 3.2., we would like to kindly ask you to confirm your identity by doing the following:
1. Click the link below and update your account informations by filling the forms.
https://www.moneybookers.blah, blah, blah
2. Send us copies of following documents:
– personal identification document (identity card or driving license or international passport)
– a proof of the address submitted with our system (bank account
statement or utility bill)
You can send those scanned to our email address or fax them.
Moneybookers Security Reminders
Protect Your Password
Moneybookers and its representatives will NEVER ask you to reveal your password. There are NO EXCEPTIONS to this policy. If anyone asks for your password by phone refuse and immediately report this to us.
I have removed the address links for obvious reasons – be careful out there!