CIBC fraud department sleuths and their amazing investigative abilitiesIt only took CIBC five days and one false conclusion to determine that an email from "firstname.lastname@example.org" and signed "C..I..B..C Online Services" was not real. See the incredible detective work below:
FW: C - I - B - C ALERT - Your E-Statement Balances
Friday, November 15, 2013 2:49 PM
Dear Sir or Madam,
Thank you for bringing this e-mail to my attention.
This is a legitimate e-mail from CIBC.
To view your recent eStatement, please follow the instructions below:
- Sign on to your Online Banking.
- Select My Accounts.
- Select View eStatements.
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Sent: 15 Nov 13 14:42:07
Subject: FW: C - I - B - C ALERT - Your E-Statement Balances
From: C I B C - Services [email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2013 1:10
Subject: C - I - B - C ALERT - Your E-Statement Balances
DEAR VALUED CUSTOMER,
Your most recent monthly statement is ready and is available for download (see attachement). The statement includes all C I B C transactions and your starting and ending balances.
We email you to let you know your account statement is ready. You can view or print a copy of your statement from the same page. kindly download the attached file to view your most recent statement.
C..I..B..C Online Services
Customer Relations Services
As this e-mail is an automated message, do not reply to this email.
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