Submitted by sek2 on Thu, 12/04/2014 - 16:44
This message is confirmed to be "fake." Wells Fargo was contacted and they offered this advice: Review the following tips to help safeguard your personal and account information:
- If you did not share any personal or account information, no further action is necessary. If you shared personal or account information through a website, text message, or over the telephone, speak with a fraud prevention specialist by calling one of the numbers listed on our Fraud Information Center: https://www.wellsfargo.com/privacy-security/fraud/report/.
- If you clicked on a link or downloaded an attachment in the email you are reporting, make sure your anti-virus software is current and your operating system and browser are updated with current security patches.
- Delete all copies of the suspicious email or text message from your computer or mobile device.
If you have further questions or need assistance with your Wells Fargo account, call the phone number listed on your account statement or bank card, or visit our customer service page at www.wellsfargo.com/help/. Wells Fargo is dedicated to safeguarding your information. Learn how we protect your accounts online at https://www.wellsfargo.com/privacy-security/online/protect/. You can also learn more about phishing and other fraud schemes on our Fraud Information Center: https://www.wellsfargo.com/privacy-security/fraud/common-methods/.
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