A Scam Email with the Subject "FUND SECURITY ALERT FROM WORLD BANK CREDITORS....PLS READ CAREFULLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 18 Mar 2009 17:38:44 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Prof. Steven Baileys"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
WORLD BANK CREDITORS
FROM: PROF. STEVEN BAILEYS
ATTN: Legal Beneficiary,
There is an issue with the World Bank Creditors and Paris Club in conjunction with Federal Ministry of Finance in the amount of $5.5 MILLION DOLLARS directed in cash credited to file KTU/ 9023118308/03, at the Owner of this email address which has now re-schedule to be paid through Federal Ministry Of Finance, (FMF), a couple of hours ago as a result of Non-response from you.
In view of several efforts already made by us to contact you for the following reasons based on the new account submitted to this office on your behalf.
(1) My Office desks have just received a sworn affidavit from Mr. RAINER HESSE of Germany to re-route your payment ($5.5M) into a new bank account number as stated "VACAP" Federal Credit Union, 1700 Robin Hood Road, Richmond, VA 23220.Account number 32501.of Mr. RAINER HESSE.
(2) Please, confirm to our department if you have instructed Mr. Rainer Hesse to appoint an attorney/agent on your behalf thereby asking that he receive cash Remittance on your behalf.
(3) It has come to our notice that you are Being contacted by unauthorized individuals with respect to your Compensation but unfortunately this office is not aware of your Unofficial dealings and warned that it is at your own risk.
(4) Please, also confirm if you have authorized Mr. RAINER HESSE to change your banking particulars to the following particulars stated below: VACAP Federal Credit Union, 1700 Robin Hood Road , Richmond , VA 23220 . Account number 32501.
In order to resolve this problem, please call the transfer director Federal Ministry Of Finance, (Rev. Duke Solomon): +234-8022289543 or at this email: email@example.com, for more clarification and immediate transfer after confirmation.
As soon as this information is received, your fund will be effected to you from Federal Ministry Of Finance, (FMF), into your nominated Bank account directly from our domain. When calling or emailing, please use reference number 250-153 for our mutual convenience.
Prof. Steven Baileys
World Bank Creditors.