Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Courier Services

From: "Oceanic Bank International Plc" <>

This email with the subject "Courier Services" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 18 Aug 2008 15:27:29 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Oceanic Bank International Plc" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear valued client,

After a serious thought and out of sympathy, I decided to reach you directly 
and personally. I am Mr.Francis Okumagba, the General manager Oceanic Bank; 
my office is responsible for all wire remittance transaction, credit card 
and atm card issuance.I am compelled to contact you directly considering the
situation of your fund in this bank.

I am writing to inform you that the Federal government has instructed
all bank in Benin to return any unclaimed fund and cancel the payment.
I have before me list of funds which is ready to be transferred to Federal
government account and cancel the payment as the government instructed.
We have only three weeks 21days to finalise this and hand everything
over to the government.

In reference to your inheritance fund which is about to transfer to the
federal government account for final instruction. I have a plan to help
you claim the funds so that the government of this country will not cancel
the payment. On my official capacity as the General Manager of Treasury, I have 
decided to help you by using diplomatic courier means to deliver your 
fund to you at any place you want. This is made possible by using 
FedEx Express career diplomat.

There is alot problem now in transferring money through telegraphic transfer 
from west African banks to some parts of the world following the prevailing 
dis-honouring of our remittance instructions and treatment of our credit advice 
with gross indifference by most recipient overseas' banks in addition to some
fraudulent activities going on in west Africa which we have already sent
out publications on that effect. In addition, the September 11th 2001 
terrorist attack in the united states and the terror world over has 
influenced the suspicious of high volumes of fund lodgement / transfer 
as terrorist money and as far as this overseas banks attitude continue 
prevailing the remittance can not be effected and the federal government 
may use your fund allotment to meet up other of its pressing financial 

Furthermore, in my concerted efforts to actualize your fund payment with
the convenient time schedule I have negotiated with Fedex manager here
and he agreed to help me packge the fund into two trunk boxes.

Therefore, I will like you to forward your details to me such as:
Full names:_________________________________________
ID card:____________________________________________
Telephone, and cellphone:___________________________ 
Fax numbers:________________________________________

Tel: +229 98 11 40 44

With this idea, your fund will be in your hands within 48hrs.
I am the final signatory to any transfer or remittance of huge funds
moving within banks both on the local and international levels in line
to foreign payments settlement.


Dr. Francis Okumagba
General Manager of Treasury & Financial Services, Executive Director and
Member of Board Credit Committee, Oceanic Bank International Plc.

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