This email with the subject "Re: Transfer of Your Fund.." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 20 Jul 2010 18:52:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "HSBC Bank Plc"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
HSBC BANK PLC 8 CANADA SQUARE LONDON E-14 5HQ UNITED KINGDOM Attn: Beneficiary, We hereby confirm the receipt of part payment of US$1,500,000.00 (One Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) into our ESCROW vault / account with the HSBC Bank Plc London by order of the Foreign Debt Recovery Committee on Overdue Contract Payment / Lotto Award / Inheritance payments in Africa / Overseas via Bank of England (BOE), as indicated in our database. We sincerely apologize for the delays and advice you to STOP any further communication with any other payment centre in any part of overseas countries, as well as your associates in any of the African countries e.g., South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Abidjan, Angola, Cotonou for they contributed 100% hindrances to the release of your funds. Kindly provide us with the below information to reconfirm your details in our database and for our prompt payment procedures. (1) Beneficiary's name Age (2) Company's name / Rank in office (3) Tel and Fax/Address (4) Receiving Bank/Address (6) Bank Routing Number (7) Account number Our final fund release order will be forwarded to our operational paying bank in Asia , for immediate release of your fund to you upon receipt and official re-confirmation of the above Information. For any further inquiry, please contact the undersigned officer as funds will be retrieved to treasury after ten (10) business days of this notice. Once again, you are strictly warned against your further communication with your associates. Yours in Service Joe Garner Group General Manager Personal Financial Services HSBC Bank Plc, London UK