A Scam Email with the Subject "CONGRATS , YOUR FUNDS HAS BEEN TRANSFERED ." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 16 Aug 2010 05:50:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "HSBC COTONOU BENIN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention our dear customer: We are happy to inform you that your US$1.5Million has been transfered into our Texas bank for onward remittance into your bank account today. We did not transfer the funds direct into your bank account due to the President Obama's new method of financial obligations, He gave an instruction that any funds above $50,000.00 will be transfered to Dallas Texas for investigation before the final remittance into the beneficiary's account. The Texas bank is the only bank that has been given authority to handle any transaction from over seas to the States. We heard that you have spent some money in order to receive your funds which results nothing in return, Now, You will receive your funds as soon as you contact them today. Email the bank as soon as you receive this email. I hereby direct you to contact the bank through this information below. UNITED BANK PLC DALLAS TEXAS USA E-mail : email@example.com They will complete the remittance of the funds into your Bank account today once they hear from you. Congratulations once again.thank you for banking with us. Yours in service Richard Westerfield HSBC BANK CO-OPERATION