A Scam Email with the Subject "HSBC Bank of London/Mrs.Paula Barrett 2008" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 02 Aug 2008 10:48:47 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "HSBC BANK OF LONDON" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM HSBC BANK OF LONDON I am Mrs.Paula Barrett,the manager foreign operation remittance Department of HSBC Bank London of U k. This is to bring to your notice that my office has Taking over all the money Transaction originated from any part of African and Europe countries as Contract payment, Fund inheritance or Lottery Winning due to aquthorized/incapability of financial institutions/security companies In releasing such huge sum of money due to Fraud, terrorist and money Laundry activities going onworld wide. The World Bank Group has Mandated the HSBC Bank via my Office to release funds to beneficiaries through Tele Banking Transfer,Hence Your Name appears as one of The fund beneficiaries whom their fund was successfully cleared recently From Terrorist and Money laundry and your money will be released to you Through Tele-Banking that is the only way you would receive Your money to avoid paying excess charges. As regards to this arrangement,you are advised to contactthe telex director Mrs. Elspeth Schwenk through her direct email;firstname.lastname@example.org to transfer your fund into your bank Account that you would provide. You are therefore advised to forward your direct telephone numbers,Your complete name and your mailing address including your Banking Details to Mrs. Elspeth Schwenk for Immediate release of your Thirty Million Dollars Only (US$30, 000,000.00) Most importantly be was allocated to you, be also informed Thatthe Fund Approvals and authorization documents Including Antiterrorist Clearance Certificate was issued in your name and has been handed overTo Mrs. Elspeth Schwenk to release to you through any faster couriercompany. Therefore be aware that your fund has obtained all theclearance to be released to you. Finally, respond to this mail immediately including the required information. Sincerely yours, Mrs.Paula Barrett HSBC Bank of London