A Scam Email with the Subject "From: Barclays Bank London" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 20 Jan 2008 13:12:59 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "howard williams" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Barclays Bank London Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England. Registered No: 1026167. Registered Office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP. Barclays Bank PLC is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Ref: 9905240 From: Barclays Bank London Foreign Head of Operations Department Registered Office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.United Kingdom. Tel:+44 704570113 +44 702 40 8908 FAX:+44 707 500 829 CONTRACT #:MAV/FGN/MIN/009. Registered No: 1026167. Attn: Sir, PAYMENT NOTIFICATION Following the signal we received from our local bankS & Affiliated bank in Africa/London Concerning your payment from reserve account they have with us, be advice that your payment will now be effected from our bank (BARCLAYS BANK PLC) London. During the auditing and verifying of your files it was discovered from the records of outstanding transfer's due for payment. Many officials and some of your agents from the source origin of your fund have delayed your payment for one reason and the other Following the outcome of board of director's meeting with other commercial banks here in London. We hereby bring to your notice that your name fails among the top twenty contractor/beneficiary that will be receiving their payment, which has been delayed. I wish to officially notify you that your payment is being processed and the part payment of Nine million, seven Hundred Dollars ($9.7Million USD) will be released to you as soon as you re-confirm your information for us to cross check with the one we have in our records. Kindly re-confirm your information to us so that this office can proceed immediate for the approval and immediate release of your fund without further delays. Also you are hereby advice to stop further communications with those who claim to have your fund in one bank Or the other because that are nothing but imposters. 1) Your full name. 2) Contact Address 3) Phone, fax and mobile #. 4) Age. 5) Occupation. In receipt of the above information, your payment will be approved and paid to you by wired to your nominated bank account or paid through ATM CARD. you are advised to get back to me immediately for more clarifications. Best Regards, Mr Williams Howard, Director Foreign Operations Payment/Remittance Department Barclays Bank Plc (London) Tel: +44 704 50 113 Tel: +44 702 40 897 FAX:+44 707 50 829