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Phishing Alert

Many U-M community members received this e-mail on 02/09/2012. This message is not from U-M. Do not respond, do not click on any link, and immediately delete it.

  • If you have already clicked on the link and entered any personal information—including your UMICH password--immediately change your password AND contact 4-HELP. An ITS Service Representative will check your account for any malicious activity that may already have been carried out by the sender of the phishing message.
  • If you have any concern that your e-mail account may be compromised, contact 4-HELP.

Text of 02/09/2012 Phishing Message (Links Removed)

Date: Thursday, February 09, 2012

Dear Customer,

There has been an unauthorised use of your online accounts Today 9th Of February. As a result of that your account was suspended we are making an extra security check on our Database in order to protect your information from theft and fraud. Due to this, you are requested to follow the provided steps cancel out going transfer automatically .


We apologize for any inconvenience.


Fraud Prevention Unit
Legal Advisor
Wells Fargo.


Accounts Management As outlined in our User Agreement, Wells Fargo(r) will periodically send you information about site changes and enhancements. Please do not reply to this e-mail. Mail sent to this address cannot be answered.