This email with the subject "Bank of America Corporate Office" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:27:03 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "BANK OF AMERICA " <WWW.@oboe.ocn.ne.jp>, although it may have been spoofed.
Bank of America Corporate Office 770 Broadway New York, NY, Transfer Release Update Dear esteemed customer, I am Mr. Jarred F Bernard ; the Chief Operating Officer Of Bank of America, please read this mail carefully and proceeds to receive your Funds worth of US$6.5 Million Payment. Following this year's (2016) review of the global financial matters and just concluded investigations by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in conjunction with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), We received an instruction from United States Secretary of State Mr. Wilson Lanson to released and transferred your fund as soon as you comply with our requirement, it is revealed that your name is among the list of people who have not received any of their Funds and victims who have lost a lot of money to scammers while trying to claim their funds. In view of the foregoing, a new payment of US$6.5 million has been approved in your favor this morning by Secretary of State and it will be credited into your bank account as soon as you wire the required Fees for Homeland Security Transfer Permit Certificate and Cost of Transfer (COT). The Management of the Bank of America Corporate Office wishes to inform you that after a brief meeting held by the Bank of America with entire staff of the Secretary of State on the friday 22th Day of July 2016, we deem it appropriate to intimate you that your funds will be cancelled according to the record we got from our Office due to your inability to complete the transaction and your failure to meet up with a payment obligation. The actual transfer of your funds US$6.5 Million (Six Million Five hundred thousand Dollars). The Homeland Security Transfer Permit Certificate / Fund account activate and Cost of Transfer (COT) fee is mandatory for any transfer of funds here in the USA involving amounts above $1,000,000.00 (One million USD). The amount to be transferred into your account is US$6.5 Million and is far above $1 Million. This is why the $89 fee is required and the fee cannot be deducted from source in accordance with section 3 subsection 2(a) of the Huge Funds Transfer Regulation Act HFTRA of 2001 promulgated by law after the terrorist attack on our dear country. Meanwhile, note that this is the only fees that you will bear the cost and your approval funds of US$6.5 Million will be transfer to you without any further delays, We are doing BOA bank Auditing for the year 2016, we want your funds US$6.5 Million to be transferred into your nominated bank account the same day we receive this fees from you, I urge you to treat as matter of urgency and come up with the required fees of $89dollars for Homeland Security Transfer Permit Certificate/ funds account activate and Cost of Transfer (COT) and send it to Bank of America Cashier Office, so that we will deposit your Funds into your bank account before closing for the day, We are doing bank Auditing for the year 2016 and all unclaimed fund will be cancel and send back to government pro-part, Note that if you still wish to receive your funds do get back to us immediately so that we will remove your funds transfer from the list of those transactions to be seized by the United States Government. Also be informed that we need only a Homeland Security Transfer Permit Certificate / funds account activate and Cost of Transfer (COT) to complete the wire transfer. The fee to obtain the Certificate was reduced from $970 to $89 and no other fee is involved. You are required to send the fee of $89 by MONEY GRAM or WESTERN UNION to the Bank of America Cashier Office in Cotonou, Benin Republic where your transaction originated as stated below: PAYMENT INFORMATION: RECEIVERS NAME: =======Gabriel Odife ADDRESS: ==========Cotonou, Benin Republic QUESTION: === ======= Great ANSWER: === ======== America AMOUNT to send: === $89 Sender's name and Sender's Address: === MTCN Number....... If we receive the MTCN today, we will transfer your funds US$6.5 Million Dollars before we close office today and the funds will reflect 3 hours after the transfer. We will send you all the transfer documents to enable you start making cash withdrawals from your account same day the funds are transferred. We have waited for so long and we cannot continue to wait. Meanwhile, a woman came to this bank a few days ago with a letter claiming to be your true representative and she agreed to pay the charges. Here is her information below. Bank name: U S BANK Address: 1819 20th Street Ensley Birmingham, Alabama 35218 Account Holder Country: USA Acct. name: Mrs. Annette Cang Type: Checking Account# 157697299897 Routing # 063100277 Failing to reply this email and pay the required fee of $89 urgently we shall proceed to issue all payments details to the said Mrs. Annette Cang if we do not hear from you within the next 24 hours from today. We are sorry for any inconvenience the delay in transferring of your fund must have caused you. I think I have given you enough time to pay this fee. Do not disclose or let anybody to know about your fund transfer and you are advised to keep your Transfer Fund details strictly to yourself and not share it with any individual or firm to avoid confiscation of your US$6.5 Million. NOTE: THOUSANDS OF FRAUDSTERS HAVE BEEN USING THIS METHOD IN SCAMMING MOST FOREIGN CREDITORS, WHICH WE HAVE IN THE PAYMENT LIST HERE IN OUR OFFICE. WE USE THIS MEDIUM TO INFORM YOU THAT ANY MAIL THAT DO NOT COME WITH THE NEW COMMUNICATION CODE: (BOA/FBI/CIA/2016) IS FALSE. IN THIS CASE, YOU ARE ADVICE NOT TO RESPOND TO ANY MAIL THAT DOES NOT COME WITH THE ABOVE COMMUNICATION CODE FOR SAFETY PURPOSE. Congratulations, I need your urgent reply NB: THIS TRANSACTION IS BEING MONITORED BY THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT IN ORDER TO GUARDS US FOR INTERNET IMPOSTORS. Thanks for banking with us! Bank of America (BoA)!! Mr. Jarred F Bernard Co-chief Operating Officer, Phone No'+1 (917) 983-5228 Bank of AmericaÂ Corporate Office, New York, NY, Bank of America, N.A. Member FDIC. Â 2016 Bank of America Corporation.