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August 30, 2006

Downey Savings

This is a phishing attempt. They want you to provide your log in and password. Then they can get into your account and steal all ofyour money.

The one interesting thing  about this is that they are pretending it is a survey, even offering to pay money into your account if you take the survey.

Of course, as part of the survey they ask you to enter your account details.

You should never click through links in emails to your accounts. Always close the email first, then open a new browser window and go direct to what you know is the correct site.

Dear Downey Savings Customer,

   You have been chosen by our online department
   to take part in our quick and easy 5 question survey.
   In return we will credit $200 to your account - Just for your time!
   Helping us better understand how our customers feel benefits everyone.  

   With the information collected we can decide to direct a number of changes to improve and expand
   our online service.

   We kindly ask you to spare two minutes of your time
   in taking part with this unique offer!

   SERVICE: DowneySavings. $200 Reward Survey
   EXPIRATION: August -  30 - 2006

   Confirm Now your $200 Reward Survey with TDECU. Reward services.

   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.
   Please do not reply to this message. For any inquiries, contact Customer Service.
   Document Reference: (87051203).

   Copyright 2005 - 2009, Downey Savings and Loans

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