A Scam Email with the Subject "Please Confirm This Information" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 04 Jul 2008 11:10:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was From World Bank Auditors <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Sir, Following the information we received today, I would like to bring to your notice about the Sudden changes in the particulars, beneficiary and signature in the approved Consignment for your payment file with your details. Through the appointment of the WORLD BANK AUDITORS we as a Committee set up in London UK , has been mandated to take over foreign payment owed by African States. In this regard, I wish to notify you about a discovered consignment fund that was deposited for delivery against foreign payment in your favour. Your information was indicated as the approved receiving beneficiary of this allocation. Our paying team has been trying to reach you via the provided telephone number for advice on release of your allocation, but you can not be reached. Let me know if our committee paying in your zone thus, Cotonou Republic of Benin has finally got in touch with you, if not confirm your directly to us your mobile telephone number to reach you urgently. My contacting you now is because of an application just filed to us, by your representative Mr. Alfred Kelvin of United Kingdom . The application was backed by a power of Attorney, which supposed to have come from you, which he stated that it was due to an automobile accident that you had which almost claimed your life that is the reason why you asked him to come on your behalf. MR. KELVIN came to change your particulars and details for receiving an approved payment allocation in your favour which he present this new account details that it is your CITI BANK OF NEW YORK ACCOUNT, ACCOUNT NO: 652 007123 at ( 111 WALL STREET ). He also initiated a move to replace previous information as the beneficiary with IMPROMUNDI UK LTD, as the new and legitimate beneficiary that inherited the consignment as nominated recently by you as he applied, please confirm if this details are right. We require a final confirmation of facts from you to avoid wrongful diversion of allocation to wrong beneficiary. We are taking our time in following this supposedly before a mistake could be made; therefore get back to us as soon as you have received this information. The delivering of the consignment allocation for payment which was approved to pay out in your name is already dispatch to your paying center approved for your zone, Having made these clarifications, do confirm if you provided MR. KELVIN with the details about this your outstanding transaction, and subsequently equipped him with this Power of Attorney to change the information as informed for receiving of the allocation on your behalf. Finally note that all outstanding charges as tax or vat etc, that was formerly imposed on your transaction has been placed on hold until you meet with our paying team in Cotonou Republic of Benin to receive and confirm your outstanding consignment. Thereafter, you will reimburse us for our service charge with 2% of your total consignment worth/payment value you received. You have been well informed. Therefore, you are expected to email us back as soon as you have received this information. Yours faithfully, Mr. John Robert.