Dear Chase Manhattan Customer,
You have been chosen by the Chase Manhattan online department to take
part in our quick and easy 5 question survey. In return we will
credit $20 to your account - Just for your time!
and Helping us better understand how our customers feel benefits
With the information collected we can decide to direct a number of
changes to improve and expand our online service. The information you
provide us is all non-sensitive and anonymous -
No part of it is handed down to any third party groups.
It will be stored in our secure database for maximum of 3 days while
we process the results of this nationwide survey.
We kindly ask you to spare two minutes of your time in taking part
with this unique offer! To Continue click on the link below.
Take a look at that link to see how real it appears. DO NOT ENTER ANY INFORMATION! Unless it's bogus.
Clues that it isn't what it seems: The return address is firstname.lastname@example.org
. The actual sending host is 22.214.171.124, which isn't a chase computer and appears to be located in Romania. Finally, I don't have a chase account (and banks never send emails asking for account information anyway.)
I'm not sure the intent. It's either some kind of Denial of Service attempt...or they hacked the chase servers. Scary.