A Scam Email with the Subject "Urgent Payment Notice From Eco Bank Benin Rep/ Attn: Beneficiary" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:24:32 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "James Donovan"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ECOBANK GROUP,HQ, BP213 AVE. JOHN PAUL II, COTONOU-BENIN. EC2M3UR RC: 121878 TELEPHONE: +229-66473370 Our Ref: NTB/ECB/INTER-15 Your Ref: AFX 076GD7B24 Dear Customer This is to notify you that Central Bank, Federal Reserve in collaboration with United Nations had contracted Ecobank Group for a (Commercial Restructuring) to release your immediate payment sum of USD7.5 (SEVEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS) this quarter of the fiscal year 2015 without further delay. You are not to pay any charges to receive your payment any more as you have meet up with the whole requirements. Your representatives will tell you to still go ahead with them but on your own risk. Please be warned!!!! The only thing required from you is to forward your Non-Resident Clearance Certificate/Receipt to this office, so that this office can file the document with our WIRE DEPARTMENT for the urgent release of your payment sum of $7.5M USD The Central Bank,U.S bank and UNITED NATIONS had paid our bank for handling/processing your payment for this fiscal year. As soon as we receive the above document, we shall effect your payment wire transfer immediately without any delay. Will you follow our directives, your funds will reflect in your bank account within 24hours from the date we receive the document. Do not respond to any correspondence again from any person(s) but only to this Bank. To facilitate the release of your payment sum of USD 7.5M, you are required as a matter of urgency to forward your Non-Resident Clearance Certificate/Receipt as requested above through email address as follows: email@example.com Finally, you are advised to re-confirm these to us for easy communication. Your Full Name... Contact address.. Occupation....... Telephone........ A Copy of your ID...... Congratulations! Accountant James Donovan. Chairman. IMTU ECOBANK