A Scam Email with the Subject "For your urgent attention" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 20 Apr 2006 09:23:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Barclays Bank" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
BARCLAYS BANK PLC 65 NIGHTSBRIDGE. LONDON, ENGLAND INHERITANCE #: MAV//BDBR//MIN//009 Swift Code: BPH KPL PK, A/C#: 329606=101244=169=678 FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT BARCLAYS BANK PLC Our Ref: CBB/IRD/CBX/021/04 From; Sir James Brown Assistant Executive Director, Barclays Bank PLC ATTN: Honourable Beneficiary IMMEDIATE INHERITANCE PAYMENT REF: MAV/BDBR/MIN/009 After a meeting held by the Board of Directors of the above mentioned bank and the Minister of finance including the Board of Directors of United Nations here in London, England to see to the release of long term debt owed to many foreigners around the globe who have been denied of their payments, This bank has been authorized to handle the urgent release of all funds owed by any of the financial institution or country that is a member of the United Nations, the release of your fund will be handled by the United Nations special representative here in London, to ensure immediate payment in your favour and avoid delay. From the records of outstanding inheritance claim due for payment submitted by the United Nations, your name is next on the list of the outstanding inheritance to be settled. I wish to inform you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Also note that from the records in my file, your outstanding inheritance payment is US$7.5 Million (Seven Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) only. Kindly re-confirm the following information to Dr. Harry Davies, the United Nations special representative in London who is in charge of the release of the fund via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 1) Your full name. 2) Phone number ( mobile should be included) . 3) Company name, position and address. 4) Profession, age and marital status. As soon as he receives the information mentioned above, your payment will be made to you in a certified bank draft or wired to your nominated bank account directly from the Barclays Bank of London. Note that the United Nation is authorized to handle this payment to keep a clean slate of inheritance debt settlement because some Government Officials and individuals have tried to transfer this fund to you but failed. You are hereby advised to stop any further communication with any one else or any other financial institution and comply to this to avoid any further mistake/delay. Remember that the United Nations and Government of the debtor country will not be interested in any complaint of not receiving your fund if you fail to abide to this instruction. Regards, Mr. James Brown Assistance Executive Director, Barclays Bank Plc London, England NOTE: While reaching the United Nations (Dr. Harry Davies) on the given email address above, you are also at liberty to reach back to us through email: email@example.com for any further clarification.