A Scam Email with the Subject "TRANSFER OF ACCRUED INTEREST" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 19 Nov 2008 12:28:13 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "SPRING BANK PLC. GH"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir, RE: SWIFT TRANSFER OF US$3.7 MILLION ACCRUED INTEREST INTO YOUR ACCOUNT: I am, MR.UBA KUTA, the Head of Treasury Department of SPRING BANK PLC. ACCRA, GHANA. This will serve to officially inform you that sometime ago, your funds were deposited into our bank by Economic Community of West African Foreign Payment Panel. (ECOWAS). The funds were, however, subsequently recalled by the treasury of World Bank. While the funds were in our custody (Bank), it generated an interest of US$3.7 MILLION. We, (Bank) deem it necessary and have resolved to transfer these accrued interest into your account pending when the panel reviews and approves your contract sum. We would need the following information to help facilitate the process. 1. Name and Address of your bank 2. Your account number and swift code if any 3. Any form of your identification for example: Your international passport number or your driving license number. 4. Fax and Telephone number for easy communication In view of this urgent development, you are advised to confirm receipt of this mail. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. Best Regards, MR.UBA KUTA HEAD OF TREASURY DEPARTMENT SPRING BANK, ACCRA, GHANA. ++233 24 935 8697 (Tel) ++233 27 612 104 (Fax)