This email with the subject "Urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 01 Oct 2010 07:02:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Dr. Sukhdave Singh"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Contact Centre (BNMTELELINK) Corporate Communications Department Bank Negara Malaysia P.O. Box 10922 50929 Kuala Lumpur Our Ref: CBM/IRD/CBAA/028/05 IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT/BENEFICIARY OF NEXT OF KIN/LOTTO AWARD WINNING. During the auditing and closing of all financial records of the APEX Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia) it was discovered from the records of outstanding foreign contractors due for payment with the Government of Malaysia. In the year 2008/2009 that your name was next on the list of those who will receive their fund. I wish to officially notify 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 record in our file, your outstanding contract payments USD$14.5000, 000.00 (fourteen Million five hundred thousand United States Dollars). Kindly re-confirm to me if this is inline with what you have in your records and also re-confirm the information below to enable this office proceed and finalize your fund remittance without further delays. 1) Your full name. 2) Phone, fax and mobile # 3) Company name, position and address. 4) Profession, age and marital status. 5) A scanned copy of your int'l p/port/Drivers license for identification. As soon as the above information are received, your payment will be made available to you via our diplomatic agent, whom will deliver your consignment to your doorstep for your confirmation. You should send me an e-mail as soon as you receive this letter for further discussion and more clarification. Yours sincerely, Dr. Sukhdave Singh Assistant Governor CC: Mr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz. Bank Negara Malaysia Governor