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This is a what you see as an image:


Dear client of the Citi,


As the Techinical service of the Citibank have been currently updating the software.

We kindly ask you to follow the reference given below to confirm your data, otherwise your access to the system may be blocked.




We are grateful for your cooperation.


This is what you get when you view the source.


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Citibank states that they will never ask for this type of information. Isn't there anything we can do to get these people.

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  • 3 months later...

This is what I just received.



Dear Citi Cardmembers,


We recently reviewed your account and suspect that your CitiBank Account may have been accessed by an unauthorized third party. Protecting the security of your account and of the CitiBank Network is out primary concern. Therefore, as a preventative measure we have temporarily limited access to sensitive CitiBank Account Features.


Click The link below in order to regain access to your Citi Cardmembers Account, simply:

Update Your Account Online


Please fill in the required informations.

Your personal information are protected by special encryption (128-bit) which fully encrypts and protects all of your personal data. We absolutely will not share your information with any third party!.

This is required for us to continue to offer you a safe and risk free environment.


NOTE : Please ignore this message if you're not Debit Citi Cardmembers.




Account Online Management




We cannot respond to individual messages through this email address, because we are unable to verify the sender's identity. You can, however, correspond with us electronically through our secure messaging feature. Please sign-on at www.myciti.com and choose Contact Us from the Help/Contact Us menu. Then select the Send New Message link under Write to Customer Care. You can also call the Customer Service phone number on the back of your card.





There are simple steps you can take to protect yourself from fraud while online, such as never sending personal or financial information by email. (We'll never ask for it.) For more information, please review the recommendations of the U.S. Government and others at the following sites:




© 2004 Citibank

All rights reserved.

Citi, Citibank and Citi with Arc Design are registered service marks of Citicorp.

Live richly is a registered service mark of Citicorp.


A member of citigroup


Citibank Customer Service

P. O. Box 6500

Sioux Falls, SD 57117



I viewed the source like you did an got the following message:


  <b>Click The link below in order to regain access to your Citi Cardmembers Account, simply:</b>


      <a target="_blank"    href=""  >Update

          Your Account Online</a><br>


I traced routed at http://www.dnsstuff.com/


This is what I received:


5 33 ms 52 ms 42 ms  jfk-core-01.inet.qwest.net. 250 UNITED STATES Unix: 14:08:10.387

6 33 ms 41 ms 50 ms  jfk-edge-03.inet.qwest.net. 248 UNITED STATES Unix: 14:08:10.459

7 39 ms 49 ms 63 ms  [Missing reverse DNS entry] 248 UNITED STATES Unknown: 81e1f27d


This person is trying to steal YOUR AND MY MONEY

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