Consumers Warned to Avoid Fake E-Mails Tied To Bank Mergers

http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2008/10/bankphishing.shtm

The Federal Trade Commission urges caution against e-mails that look like they are coming from a financial institution that recently acquired a customer’s bank, savings and loan, or mortgage.  These messages may come from “phishers” who are looking for personal information to run up bills or commit crimes in a consumer’s name.

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