A Scam Email with the Subject "Contact" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 02 May 2008 08:27:15 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Unclaimed Assets Scheme" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Our Ref: HF /HLF/CTB Your Ref....... Good day, I wish to inform you on behalf of the Heritage Lottery Fund, UK with authority given in conjunction with the “Unclaimed Assets Scheme” (which introduced by the Gordon Brown administration in affiliation with banks and building societies, passed through the House of Lords and was introduced in the House of Commons on 27 February 2008) of your assets. The “Unclaimed Assets Scheme” is monitored by the HM Treasury and its primary provision is to protect the right of individuals to reclaim your unclaimed lottery funds which are in dormant bank accounts. On going through the files, we discovered that your file was dumped suspended as a result of you being unable to complete your claims process. To this effect, you are to receive the sum of Ł550,000.00; contact the Treasury Unit (Mr. Kelvin Gerald) immediately to confirm and receive this sum awarded to you. We also want to apologize for the delay of your payment and please stop communicating with any office or individuals prior to this new development forthwith. Your attention should be focused to the appointed office whose details appear below for you to receive your funds. However, your new payment particulars are as follows: - Payment Reference No.-35460021 - Allocation No: 674632 - Password No: 339331 - Pin Code No: 55674 - Certificate of Merit Payment No: 103 - Released Code No: 0763 - Immediate Telex Confirmation No: -1114433 - Secret Code No: XXTN013. Having received these vital payment numbers, you are now qualified to receive your funds immediately within 24hrs. You are directed to contact the Office of the Paymaster General; Mr. Kevin Gerald immediately. This is to avoid mistake while transferring your overdue payment to you today. Contact Person: Mr. Kelvin Gerald Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +44 7024043666 Contact him now and inform him that you received an email from the resolution panel, instructing you to call him for immediate release of your funds and forward your details to his office to avoid transfer errors. Sincerely, Rt Hon Alistair Darling MP Chancellor of the Exchequer HM Treasury