This email with the subject "PAYMENT VIA ATM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 23 Feb 2016 16:02:50 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "=?UTF-8?B?U1RBVEUgSU5IRVJJVEFOQ0UgQ09NTUlUVEVF?=" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Subject: CARD. Attn: Good Friend STATE INHERITANCE COMMITTEE IN CONJUNCTION WITH STANDARD TRUST BANK GHANA WHICH MUST BE TREATED VERY URGENT. We received the letter this morning alongside the scan copy of the police officer in charge of this case that some individuals claim you are dead that is why you are not writing again and said you have instructed them to claim your fund and make it via bank to bank direct to there bank account. Bank Name: BANK OF AMERICA Bank Address: 2075 S. Victoria Ave Ventura, CA 93003 Bank Phone Number: 800 788-7000 Account Name: Mr. Allen Smith. Type: Checking ABA # 322271627 Acct # 1951204345 Amount: US$2.5 Million usd Pls get back to us now if you are still alive, and if we wait for 48hrs as instructed by the police and do not hear anything from you, we will have no choice than to forward the payment to them as you have instructed. Meanwhile, We the State Inheritance Committee in conjunction with the Standard Bank Ghana is to officially inform you that ATM card number: 3774 2856 7847 9006 worth Two Million Five Hundred Thousand ($2.5 Million USD) has been credited in your favor in bid to compensate you on your contract payment with the Federal Republic of Ghana since you are next on our payment file for the first part of this fiscal Year 2016 because we want to complete every past contractors payment between now and the next 10 working days time. We have instructed the card center to prepare and send you the ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw your money in any ATM MACHINE in the world. Your personal identification is ATM- 7997. Contact me as the verification officer Sarah Mantu (Mrs.) on: (firstname.lastname@example.org ) with the following information bellow for proper immediate confirmation and verification processing of the Card: Full Name (as wanted on Card).................. Delivery Address......... Country.................. Occupation............... Phone Number............. Fax Number............... Age...................... You are also required to send to the verification officer/agent a means of Identification which should be a scan copy of your Driver's License or International Passport for proper verification and authentication. We shall be expecting to receive your information, For now you have to stop any further communication with anybody or office. On this regards, do not hesitate to contact Me (Mrs Sarah) for more details and direction, and also please do update me if you receive any information from any Office or Anybody apart this Office. Pls get back to us now. Regards Mrs Sarah Mantu STATE INHERITANCE COMMITTEE