Phishing Scam Apes Maine League'sHomebanking Site

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BATH, Me. - (10/10/05) -- Five County CU reported last weekthat non-members were targeted for an email phishing scam thatpurported to be official credit union correspondence. The siteappeared to bring the user to homebanking site at Synergent, theMaine CU League's online banking service provider, but was actuallytaking the user to a server collecting information in Seoul, SouthKorea. The members were asked to visit the website, log in to theiraccount and fill in required personal information, including PINnumbers, debit/credit card numbers, account numbers and SocialSecurity numbers.

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