A Scam Email with the Subject "Urgent Assistance Required." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 07 Jan 2017 05:20:27 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Scotiabank@scotaibank.com.do, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, Urgent Assistance Required. My Name is Carlos Alberto Alves.. I am the chief Accountant to Scotia Bank Plc Dominican Republican ,. I would want to use this medium after going through your profile to seek for assistance in a business transaction which is of mutual benefit. A foreigner late Mr.STEVE MOORE who is from United State,an Oil Merchant/ Contractor with the Federal Government of Dominican Republican, until his death in a ship mishap On the 21st of April 2007, who banked with us at our Bank and had a closing balance of US$2.500.000.00 Only, which the bank now expect any of his available next of kin to claim. To this regards, I have been directed by the board of Trustees of the Bank to notify the diseased next of kin, which I have done and found out that he has no next of kin, which means that this funds will be lost to the government, In order to avert this development I deem it fit to consult you also to present you as the late Mr.STEVE MOORE Next of Kin so that the fund will be subsequently transferred and paid into your foreign account. On indicating your interest, all documents and proofs to enable you get this funds will be carefully worked out and I am assuring you a 100% risk free transaction. You will be allowed to retain 30% of the total amount after the transaction. If this proposal is okay by you mail me as soon as possible to enable me furnish you with relevant details to this transaction. Note: This transaction will only last us 10 working days. You are expected to forward to me Your Full Names, Contact Address, Occupation, Personal phone/ Fax number of easy communication. Best regards, Mr.Carlos Alberto Alves