A Scam Email with the Subject "Reference Number.-35460021" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 06 Mar 2009 02:57:26 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "US TREASURY PAYMENT OFFICE"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Payment Reference No.-35460021 U.S. Department of Treasury West African Foreign Remittance Payment Department. WASHINGTON DC, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Attention Dear Beneficiary, We the entire members of Top Management of the U.S. Department of Treasury West African Foreign Remittance Payment Department.washington D.C,on behalf of the Government of the United States of America,under the auspices of the US Treasury Department held a meeting this week concerning your payment,both foreign and local contractors and some inheritance funds which were not released to the right benefactors. Mr. Tim Geithner. Executive Secretary, United States Treasury Department, has just informed our Department here in WASHINGTON DC that All the listed contractors and Inheritance funds benefactors which their CONTRACT PAYMENT SUM AND INHERITANCE FUNDS were not paid to should be released to them with immediate effect. We discovered that your payment listed to us has accrued up to $5.7 Million (Five Million,Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars), you are advised to respond with effect so that we will process your payment to be made in any form you wish to receive your funds. Kindly respond to this office so that your payment will be processed and transferred under 72hours of receiving this email. On going through files yesterday, we discovered that your file was dumped untreated, so at this juncture, we apologize for the delay of your payment and please stop communicating with any office now and attention to the appointed office below for you to receive your payment accordingly. Now your new Payment Reference No.-35460021, Allocation No: 674632 Password No : 339331 , Pin Code No: 55674 and your Certificate of Merit Payment No : 103 , Released Code No: 0763; Immediate Telex confirmation No: -1114433 ; Secret Code No: XXTN013, Having received these vital payment number, therefore You are qualified now to receive and confirm Your payment with the United Bank of Africa immediately within 72hours. However, I wish to inform you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Also note that from the records presented to the bank your outstanding inheritance contract payment has accrued up to the sum of US$5.7 Million (5 Million, Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars). NOTE THAT YOU WILL HAVE TO RECONFIRM THE BELOW INFORMATIONS TO ENABLE US RECONFIRM THAT IT IS SAME AS WE HAVE HERE IN OUR OFFICE: 1.Full Name: 2.Phone Number: 3.Residential Address: 4.Legal Occupation and Position BE SURE TO PROVIDE THE ABOVE INFORMATIONS CORRECTLY. As soon as this information is received, your payment will be made to you, As a result of the on-going drive of the United States National Treasury Department to update our books and clear overdue payments to all rightful beneficiaries / heirs, I strongly recommend that you promptly and humbly respond to this notification letter immediately. NOTE: We have mounted our security network to monitor every in-coming call, if we still find out that you are still dealing with all those fraudsters that have been frustrating you, I shall stop and cancel your payment immediately . Thanks and God Bless you. Mr. John Mensah West African Foreign Remittance Payment Department. WASHINGTON DC, USA Office Fax: (202) 622-6415 Personal E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org