"Dear Valued Customer,
We are contacting you to remind you that on 11, Feb. 2005 our Online Review Team identified..."
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Dear Valued Customer,
We are contacting you to remind you that on 11, Feb. 2005 our Online Review Team identified some uncommon activity in your banking account. In accordance with SouthTrust Financial Corporation's Client Agreement and to ensure that your online account hasn't been compromised, internet access to checking your account was blocked. Your online access will remain limited until this question has been resolved. Review Team encourage you to sign on and fulfil the steps necessary to return your account access as soon as possible. If your online access to remain blocked for a long period of time may effect in further limitations on the use of your bank account and possible account closure.
To protect the security of your account access, employs some of the most leading online sy systems in the world and our anti-fraud teams hourly screen the Online Bank system for fraud activity.
This is a safety measure meant to help protect you and your bank account. Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Review Team apologize for any inconvenience.
SouthTrust Financial Corporation, Banking Service
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