A Scam Email with the Subject "From BARCLAYS BANK PLC" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 25 Jul 2010 15:40:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Barclays Bank Plc." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
BARCLAYS BANK PLC. CLAPHAM JUNCTION BRANCH, 7 ST JOHNS HILL, SW 11 1 TN, LONDON Attention: REF: - INSTRUCTION TO CREDIT YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THE SUM OF (US$25,000,000.00) This is the second time we are notifying you about this said fund. After due vetting and evaluation of your Inheritance file which The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in conjunction with the Ministry Of Finance Of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Forwarded and contracted us to see to your immediate payment of the sum of (US$25,000,000.00) from their Offshore Account with us. We were meant to understand from our findings that you have been going through hard ways by paying a lot of charges to see to the release of your fund (US$25,000,000.00) which has been delayed. Which has been the hand work of some miscreant elements from Nigeria we advice that you stop further communication with any correspondence from Nigeria. You don't have to pay any charges to receive your Contract fund anymore as you have met up with the whole requirements, your representatives in Nigeria will tell you to still go ahead with them but on your own risk. The only thing required from you is to obtain Non-Resident Clearance Form/Receipt which we are not asking you to pay the fee to us here in United Kingdom as the Government of Nigeria have paid us for handling/processing of your payment with other customers. We will help you to see that you obtain the form so that our bank will affect immediate transfer of your Inheritance sum (US$25,000,000.00) into your designated bank account. Should you follow up our directives, your fund will reflect in your account within five Bank working days from the day you obtain this form. Do not go through anybody again but through this Bank if you really want your fund. Finally, you are advice to forward to this bank your receiving Account. Where you want this fund to be remitted. Your Urgent Respond. Yours sincerely, Mr. John Smith Head, Private Banking Section. Barclays Bank Plc.