Phishing Emails – Sample subject lines

This is a simple list of the types of email subjects that are used when scammers send out phishing emails. I have also indicated where they are pretending to be from. This is only the start. Please check here for more updates. Also check out my How to Spot a Scam email page.

Once again……PLEASE PLEASE think twice before opening an attachment or clicking on a link in the email.

You sent a payment to Microsoft Payments – NatWest
Fwd: Shared File – various
Card Receipt – Tracey Smith, AquAid
This is your Remittance Advice #EXQ13169 – Various
Invoice as requested – UK Geology Project
FW: Daily report – Various
Outstanding invoices – FO148192
Industrial Invoices
Claim Your Tax Refund Online – 321.20 GBP – HMRC
Cards OnLine E-Statement E-Mail Notification – Natwest
Computer Support Services JJBCL0104291 – Jennifer Eden
Taxes, allowances and tax credits – HMRC
You have received new messages from HMRC – HMRC
Successful Receipt of Online Submission for Reference 8914425 – HMRC
AT&T – You Have a new Voice Mail – AT&T
TNT UK Limited – Package tracking 299360978032 – TNT
Take Action – PayPal
Account Locked ! – Apple
Statement of account –
Notification of direct debit of fees – Land Registry
Fw: News –
(AR01) Annual Return received – Companies House
Your Online Submission for Reference 485/GB0783104 Could not process – HMRC
Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre – Xerox
Your Barclays Business Mandate Change Request- SB- 1-2-624498041 – Barclays
Unable to process your most recent payment – HSBC
Update Your Billing Information – BT
Your account has been temporarily locked – PayPal
Benefit Elections –
Your Payment Details [ Receipt ID 2014-9483-2552-4927 ] – PayPal
Delivery [Report ID:97868-1297912] – Amazon Marketplace
Scanned Image from a Xerox WorkCentre
income certificate N 43520566
fee certificate N 46960108
Second alert:Tax Notice
Sage Accounting Invoice #1934520
Your Order #83019291 / 27 feb 2014 – BA
Submit Your Tax Refund – HMRC
Important information for employers – HMRC
1 New Voice Mail
Access Suspended ! – Any Bank
Awful Trip……………. – One of your own friends
Lynne wants to be your friend on Facebook
FW: Case 1898865 – Companies House
eBay New Message Received from Seller for Item #182276782617 – ebay
Egg Account Suspention – Any bank
E-ticket #4941845557
Facebook Support sent you a message on Facebook…