A Scam Email with the Subject "CONTACT FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Dec 2008 15:45:58 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr Steve Abu"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INHERITANCE/WINNING #: MAV//BDBR/MIN/009,
Swift Code: BPH KPL PK,
FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT
BARCLAYS BANK PLC
Our Ref: CBB/IRD/CBX/021/04
Dr. Steve Abu
Assistant Executive Director,
Barclays Bank PLC
IMMEDIATE PAYMENT RELEASE INSTRUCTIONS OF YOUR LONG AWAITED PAYMENT
After a brief meeting held by the board of directors of the above mentioned bank and the Minister of finance including the representatives of United Nations and the World Bank 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 institutions or country that is a member of the United Nations, the release of your fund will be handled by the United Nation representative here in London to ensure immediate payment in your favor 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 our record in our files your outstanding inheritance/WINNING payment is US15.7 (fifteen million Seven hundred thousand united states dollars) which was left in your name in a suspense account here Kindly contact the United Nations representative who is in charge of the release of the fund with the contact information;
NAME: MR TAYLOR SMITH,
DIRECT LINE: +4475-1690-6472,
Contact him with the followings information below for the release of the fun.
1) Your full name:
2) Your house address:
3) Phone number (mobile should be included):
4) Company name, position and address:
5) Profession, age and marital status:
6) COPY OF YOUR INT'L PASSPORT/DRIVERS LICENSE:
As soon as the above information is received by him, your payment will be release to you by diplomat or wire Transfer to your nominated bank account directly from the Barclays Bank of London.
Note that the United Nation is involved 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 for not being honest, You are hereby advise to stop any further communication with any one else or any other financial institution and comply to this to avoid any further mistakes or 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.
Dr Steve Abu
Assistance Executive Director,
Barclays Bank Plc