A Scam Email with the Subject "ACCRUED INTEREST PAYMENT OF $2.5 MILLION US DOLLARS IN YOUR FAVOR!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 17 Mar 2009 08:57:29 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "From Intercontinental Bank Nigeria Plc"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Intercontinental Plaza: Danmole street Off Adeola Odeku/Idejo Street PMB 80150 Victoria Island Tele/Fax:+234-80 321 372 68 Telex: 23405 Website:www.intercontinentalbankplc.com
Attention: Sir/Madam RE: OFFICIAL NOTICE FOR PAYMENT OF ACCRUED INTEREST SUM OF $2.5 MILLION US DOLLARS. This is to officially inform you that the sum of US$2.5 million has been accrued as an interest on your Inheritance fund that was made to pay to you by the federal government of Nigeria and since you have been unable to receive this fund in your custody due to some logistics problems. You are therefore advised to contact the Head foreign Operation of Intercontinental bank, DR. NELSON NWEKE on his direct line: Telex/Fax:+234-80 321 372 68 Furthermore, you are advised to stop all kinds of communications with any other bank(s) or governmental parastatals in respect of this US$2.5M accrued interest of your fund, which is with our bank Intercontinental Bank Limited. Therefore, be warned!!! As no other one will have this $2.5 Million paid to you except this bank.As a bank we have about four mode of international payment such as (1) telegraphic Transfer (T.T) (2) Payment by International Certified Bank Draft (3) Payment by International ATM Swift Card Payment,(4) Payment by CPP (CASH PAYMENT PROCEEDURE) which you are advised to make choice on the four mode of payment as you are responding to this email. Lastly, call him immediately you receive this message for more briefings. Please, when you call request that the bank branch code, which is: 201 is reconfirmed to you before you speak up. If not hang up and recall until you get it correctly to avoid speaking with a wrong person. On this note, We wish to draw your attention to this urgent circular to inform you that In order to get this unclaimed accrued interest of $2.5 Million Dollars release to you as approved for immediate release/delivery to you, you are hereby advised to reconfirm as below stated For the purpose of more clarification: (1)Your Full Names (2)Your Direct Telephone/Fax Number (3)Your Contact Address with Zip Code (4)Your banking details, swift code ABA Routing Number and Telephone of your Bank (5)Your Identification Either Drivers License or International Passport for Identification Purposes. Thanks for your cooperation. Yours faithfully, Dr. Nelson Nweke Head foreign Operation/Managing Director, Intercontinental Bank Nigeria Plc.