This email with the subject "Compensation Funds." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 11 Sep 2010 09:46:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "HSBC BANK"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
MR STEVE BARRY HEAL HSBC PAYMENT CENTER UNITED KINGDOM. 6TH SEPT 2010 DEAR: PROSPECTIVE BENEFICIARY, WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU TO CONTACT US FOR YOUR ATM CARD WORTH $1,500,000.00 (ONE MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS), BEING COMPENSATION FUND FOR 150 SCAM VICTIMS CAREFULLY SELECTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA TO BE PAID, BUT WE DID NOT HEAR ANYTHING FROM YOU ALL THIS WHILE. WE HAVE RECEIVED FROM ONE JOHN ANDERSON A POWER OF ATTORNEY REQUESTING THAT YOUR ATM CARD BE HANDED OVER TO HIM ALONG WITH THE SECRET CODES. PLEASE VERIFY THIS ASSERTION FROM ANDERSON SO AS TO AVOID PAYMENT IN ERROR. WE WAIT YOUR URGENT RESPONSE. STEVE BARRY ATM CENTRE