A Scam Email with the Subject "NOTIFICATION MESSAGE FROM HSBC BANK" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 23 Jan 2010 09:10:29 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "GHANA"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
International transfer Processing Department Trust Towers Asylum Down 2nd Floor PMB CCCI Cantonments, Accra Ghana SWIFT HSBC 22 HSBC BANK GHANA Tell: +233-205633682 Attn: Fund Beneficiary, RE: SWIFT TRANSFER OF US$ 1.5 MILLION INTEREST INTO YOUR ACCOUNT
For the period of time this fund was in our bank, it generated an interest which we considered your long suffering with WEST AFRICAN Governments. Your name was brought to our bank as one of the beneficiaries whose money has not been paid. The World Bank, international monetary fund (I.M.F) and other monetary agency resolved the issue in London after one week meeting and decided to pay you this interest fund via Swift Transfer into your account. What we need from you now is any form of identification for example your international passport or your drivers license, then your telephone and fax number for easy communication with your mailing address, your designated bank account details to ensure the immediate transfer of these funds as scheduled without any further impediments /delay. Please for your information you do not need any third party before this said fund enter your private Bank Account but between our Bank, you and your Bank, we have put every arrangement down to ensure fast and swift transfer of this money to your account. It is deemed necessary you facilitate these funds because the BANK OF GHANA (BOG) auditors do come to our bank to cross-check our file and our financial updates. As a matter of fact we do not have enough time to waste since we had wasted time in contacting our respective customers so try and comply with the necessary remittance requirements to ensure the swift release of these funds into your account. We will send you a transfer confirmation slip to enable you notify your bank about the incoming funds. We await your response to this email address (email@example.com) for more clarification. Best Regards, Mr. Peter Brown HEAD OF TREASURY DEPARTMENT HSBC BANK ACCRA GHANA.