This email with the subject "Dear Customer *" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 04 Oct 2009 22:56:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "FSA"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear customer, The inability of your creditors to settle your over due contract payment is caused by the present global economic recession / credit crunch which has resulted to lack of liquidity in the escrow account of your creditors. We have just received a payment directive from your creditors to release your payment of Twelve Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (US$12,500,000.00). This approved payment will be made via Bond at the holding institution - The Abbey National Securities Plc. which will be discounted directly in your local bank account as cash. Your prompt response to this email will enable me direct you to the officer in charge of your payment at the Abbey National Securities Plc. For this purpose, and for the purpose of verification, I will like you to re-confirm the following to me: 1. Your mailing Address 2. Your direct telephone numbers As soon as you send this information, I will direct you to the officer in chage at Abbey National Securities Plc to issue you your Bond. Thanks. John Walcott (Head of Operations) Financial Services Authority London, UK.