Below is a sample of a fraudulent email that was sent. It purports to be from Key,
but it is not. Its intent is to get you to enter sensitive information about your
account and to then use this information to commit fraud.
To ensure a legitimate and safe sign on, always enter www.Key.com directly in
From: eBay Billing
Sent: Saturday, April 26, 2005 2:40 PM
Subject: eBay Registration Suspension
Dear Key Bank customer. Please read this message and follow it's instructions
Confirm Your Identity:
We are performing maintenance, which may interfere with access to your Online
Services. Due to these technical updates your online account has been flagged and we
must confirm that you are the rightful owner of the account. To Confirm Your Identity
click the link below, Please make sure you do this in a timely fashion as we look forward
of bringing you updates regularly
To get started, please click the link below:
Important information from Key Bank.
This e-mail contains information directly related to your account with us, other services
to which you have subscribed, and/or any application you may have submitted.
Key Bank and its service providers are committed to protecting your privacy and ask you
not to send sensitive account information through e-mail.