A Scam Email with the Subject "Dear Fund Beneficiary," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 09 Sep 2017 04:05:45 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Barrister Andrew Lee <service_WU@post.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- Nkrumah Crescent, Off Quashi St, Area II, Accra. Dear Fund Beneficiary,We wish to announce to you that one of our big customers sent some huge amount of money in your name for the settlement of your long awaited funds. This amount is valued at Forty Nine Million Five Hundred Thousand US.Dollars 49,500,000.00(Fourty Nine Million Five Hundred Thousand US.Dollars). Also following the protest of the International Community, The World Bank, IMF and the instruction by the President and Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) that all outstanding foreign debts especially next of kin,Lottery Winnings and Contract payments should be released to beneficiaries forthwith unconditionally. To this regards we have opened up an escrow account for this payment process, and have arranged your funds for immediate payment to you forthwith and unconditionally we have taking all this strict measures to safeguard the amount involved so that no other person can have access to this funds except you and we shall transfer the money to your account immediately,as we have been instructed to make sure that this payment gets to you forthwith and unconditionally.
Be informed that you have been approved to receive payment and that we have scheduled four payment channels to handle this bulky payment to you. You are to choose from the below 4 lists payment procedure which you will like to receive this payment.
1. We can convert the funds to an A.T.M and send to your address , if you choose this payment process, then confirm your address where you want the A.T.M card sent to,as soon as the A.T.M card is sent we shall send you the tracking number so that you will know when exactly the card will reach you.
2.(Bank Of America counter payment)In this process you can go to any Bank Of America location fill out a withdrawal slip with the encrypted details we shall send to you and withdraw your money in cash. Note, that the maximum transaction permitted in the above account on a daily bases is only $15,000.000 if this amount is exceeded ,then your account will be freezes inline with the Bank Of America Banking Policy Rules And Regulation
3.Online banking payment procedure,In this process an online account will be set up for you with our sister bank in the U.S.A,and the whole funds will be deposited into this account,after that you will be provided with the bank login details so that you can login into the bank website and then transfer to any account of your choice while sitting back home on your PC(personal computer),in this process you can transfer a daily limit of $200,000.00 on a daily bases and more depending on the limit your account can receive on a daily bases,this amount can be increased after the first transfer.
4.Direct Bank to bank transfer from our local bank here in Ghana, our mother bank the Central bank Of Ghana, Once money is transferred we shall send you the payment slip for you to go to your account and confirm it,the maximum paid in this process is(US$250,000.00) It is very important for you to note that before any of this payment process can be attempted you need to pay for a RELEASE ORDER CERTIFICATE which costs only $149. So before any of this money can be released to you must provide a RELEASE ORDER CERTIFICATE this document cost only $149,and you have to send by
Western Union Money Transfer with the below information. Name:........... ISAAC BORTEY Country ...........Ghana City:........Greater Accra Test:.............Colour Answer:.............Green Amount:$149As soon as you send the fees email the M.T.C.N Number city and Country where money was sent from so that we can commence the payment process immediately, there will be no way for you to tell any stories or complain that you did not receive your funds, because if you fail to receive your fund this final time it is your fault, as the funds has totally been placed under your power and control,as you will confirm the funds under 48 hours as soon as you pay for the RELEASE ORDER CERTIFICATE,and please bear it in mind that this is the only certificate you need to obtain. All you need to do at this moment is to Obtain your RELEASE ORDER CERTIFICATE which we will issue to you immediately as soon as you send the $149, so that we can confirm that you are the final benefactor as soon as you provide this certificate we shall release your funds to you immediately,in alternative.
Be made aware of the fact that this is the last payment for this year,if you do not receive your funds now then be informed that you might not receive it again or it has to be postponed until the next quarter which is September next year, and before then your payment might be tampered with or your payment files misplaced making you spend unnecessary money. As a paying institution we advice you take advantage of this payment because you might never have such an opportunity again, as the payment has been upgraded to our servers so that you can finally have your funds without any further hindrance delay or Bank Protocol.The required certificate that will enable you obtain your funds can be obtained from us, this certificate cost $149 only, you are to proceed to a Western Union agent to send the fees as soon as you receive this email so that we can issue the document immediately release funds through any of the payment procedures you choose, as this is the only way that this document can be obtained because of the urgency of this matter. You are to follow this advice strictly if you want to receive your funds, note that we are very busy people and if we notice any UN-seriousness in you. we might be forced to abandon your transaction. Your are also to respond to this email with your full name,telephone,occupation,position at work, fax, telephone, mobile number and attached with a copy of your Id, because if your data is not complete we shall not respond to your communications.
Note:That This is the only requirement that is needed for you to start accessing and controlling your funds finally. We wait for you to acknowledge our mail and don;t forget to send the fees $149 to the above information for the RELEASE ORDER CERTIFICATE and email us the M.T.C.N number and a scanned copy of the Western Union slip for record and reference purposes when responding to his email to enable us release your long awaited funds to you.
Finally be informed that you have only but 48Hours from today to obtain the document and do the first transaction, failure to comply with this instruction will result to us abandoning your transaction and the funds returned to where they are coming from. Please do not bother responding to this email if you can not meet the requirements, as any email receive that is not in accordance with our demands will be totally disregarded.
Sincerely. Barrister Andrew Lee OFFICE OF THE PAYMASTER GENERAL Nkrumah Crescent, Off Quashi St, Area II, Accra.