A Scam Email with the Subject "INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CREDIT YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THE SUM OF US$5,000,000.00" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 25 Jul 2010 16:13:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "BARCLAY'S BANK OF UK"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BARCLAYS BANK OF UK Barclays Bank PLC 1 Churchill Place London, E14 5HP,United Kingdom http://www.barclays.co.uk IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE OFFICE OF DIRECTOR OF FINANCE (NNPC) FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT TINUBU SQUARE,VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS-NIGERIA. SUBJECT: INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CREDIT YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THE SUM OF US$5,000,000.00 Attention Beneficiary, We at this bank wish to congratulate and inform you that after thorough review of your Inheritance/Contract funds transfer release documents in conjunction with the Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund assessment report from the federal government of Nigeria and, your payment file was forwarded to us for immediate transfer of US$5,000,000.00 to your designated bank account as part payment from their offshore account with us. The Audit reports given to us shows that you have been going through hard times by paying a lot of money to see to the release of your funds, which has been delayed by some dubious officials. We therefore advice that you stop further communication with any correspondence outside this office since you do not have to pay any money or fee to receive your funds as you have met up with the whole funds transfer requirements. The only thing required from you is to obtain the Non-Residential Clearance Form to enable us credit your account directly by telegraphic transfer or through any of our corresponding banks and send copies of the funds transfer release documents to you and your bankers for confirmation. If you follow our Rules and directives, your funds will be credited and reflect in your bank account within five (5) bank working days from the day you obtain this Non-Residential Clearance Form. For further details and assistance on this Remittance Notification, kindly forward your FULL CONTACT ADDRESS, to my private email address: email@example.com 1) YOUR FULL NAME 2) PHONE, FAX AND MOBILE 3) COMPANY NAME, POSITION AND ADDRESS. 4) PROFESSION, AGE AND MARITAL STATUS. 5) WORKING ID/INT'L PASSPORT. Yours sincerely, Mrs. Maureen Frank Head, International Banking Division. Barclays Bank PLC, UK.