A Scam Email with the Subject "RE-RELEASE OF YOUR FUND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 17 Jul 2010 07:58:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr. Joseph Scott"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Sir/Madam RE-RELEASE OF YOUR FUND (US$15.5M). I am Mr. Joseph Scott, Bill and Exchange Manager/ Secretary General, Head of the World Bank Finance Group, London Branch, set up to fight against scam and fraudulent activities worldwide. This Group is responsible for investigating the legitimacy of unpaid contract, inheritance and lotto winning claims by companies and individuals and directs the paying authorities (banks) worldwide to make immediate payment of verified claims to the beneficiaries without further delay. You are being legally contacted regarding the release of your long awaited fund. After a detailed review of your file, the World Bank Group has mandated that your fund should be release immediately The sum of US$15,500,000.00 (Fifteen Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) has been approved in your favor via my desk. I therefore wish to inform you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Please re-confirm to us the following: (1) Your Full Name: (2) Address (3) Phone, Fax and Mobile Number (4) Profession, Age and Marital status: Note that the above fund has been cleared from terrorist or fraud related activities. Thanks for Your Cooperation. Mr. Joseph Scott (Secretary-General) World Bank Group.