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NBT Bank Fraud Alerts

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Phishing Alert - Wire Transfer Canceled

NBT Bank has been advised of a spam email that is circulating heavily nationwide, through e-mail accounts. The e-mail subject line "Your Wire Transfer Canceled" allegedly from the Federal Reserve. The email alerts you that your Wire Transactions have an issue, asking customers to follow a link to correct the issue and view the details.

This e-mail is not from the Federal Reserve. Should you receive this email, please do not click on the link in the e-mail and delete immediately. Below is a sample of what the e-mail states.

Please remember that NBT Bank will contact you if there are ever any issues with your ACH or Wire transactions.

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to one of our NBT Bank Customer Service Representatives at 1-800-NBT-BANK (1-800-628-2265).

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From: alerts@federalreserve.gov
Sent: Wednesday November 2, 2011
To: Doe, John
Subject: Your Wire Transfer 84741504060493 canceled

The Domestic Wire transfer , recently sent from your bank account , was not processed by the FedWire.

Please click here to view details

This service is provided to you by the Federal Reserve Board. Visit us on the web at website

To report this message as spam, offensive, or if you feel you have received this in error, please send e-mail to email address including the entire contents and subject of the message. It will be reviewed by staff and acted upon appropriately