This email with the subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 13 Dec 2008 07:32:48 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Halifax Bank Group Plc London"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
HALIFAX BANK 69 CANNON STREET LONDON EC4N5HA ,ENGLAND UNITED KINGDOM From: Board of Directors HALIFAX BANK GROUP PLC. DATE:13/12/2008 ATTN; SIR/MADAM, PAYMENT ON ACCRUED INTEREST OF Ј10.5 MILLION POUNDS We sincerely apologies for the delay in the payment of your accrued interest fund payment, it was due to The late clearance between our bank and that of our corresponding Bank where Your fund was originated HSBC BANK LONDON. This is to notify you as our customers and various beneficiaries of all sorts who are yet to receive their accrued interest fund payment for this fiscal year 2008 through our Bank HALIFAX BANK GROUP PLC LONDON, that they must pass through our customer care services before our remittance department will remit your fund to you the reason is to check-mate fraudulent activities and to make sure that all the relevant documents meet the standard of financial authority (FA) UK. You are hereby directed to contact this office for examination and proper documentation of your accrued interest fund payment valued of (Ј10.500,000.00 GBP) We are taking all these measures because of complaints from our numerous Customers over Internet embarrassment or what could be termed as scam, so the Management has taken these measures for the safety of our customers and Beneficiaries. We urgently need a reconfirmation of your details to help our customer care service check-mate your file and approves it to our remittance department to effect the transfer without no cost of transfer. Full name: House Address: Telephone Number: A Copy of your ID CARD: Current occupation: Email Address: Finally, Dear Customer we need all these information to check-mate your file being passed from HSBC BANK LONDON to our Bank HALIFAX BANK GROUP PLC LONDON for easy communication with you as soon as we received all this information your fund will be transferred into your nominated account within four working days. Your urgent response is highly needed immediately to enable us commence and transfer your fund to your nominated account to avoid fraud attempt. Contact us back with the telephone Number and the email address bellow thank you Dear customer TEL: Tele: +447 (0) 3196 9449 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Awaiting your prompt response over these issue. Yours faithfully, Mr. Mike Ellis Chief Operating officer HALIFAX BANK GROUP PLC.