This email with the subject "Re: Repatriation of Funds Deposited by US financier Bernard Madoff." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 05 Dec 2009 17:01:03 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "David Tetteh" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
International Commercial Bank First Light Kaneshie Branch Private Mail Bag No.16 Accra, Ghana Tel: +233 (20) 7159635 Fax: +233 (20) 3120017 Email: email@example.com In case of Reply, Number and Date of the Letter should be quoted. Reference No: ICB/TT-98408/09 Dear Sir/Madam, The Management of International Commercial Bank of Ghana wish to notify the general Public about a fund amounting to the tune of US$16,800,000.00 (Sixteen Million Eight Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) deposited by a US financier Bernard Madoff here in Ghana through one Mr James Rowe who is also an American. Since we have found out about the source of the fund and knowing fully well that the money was dubiously taken away from well meaning individuals, hence we want to send the money back to the affected victims. For further verification and confirmation, Click the following link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7939847.stm To recieve the funds via a BANK-TO-BANK Transfer,we request you provide the following: 1. Your full names: 2. Office/Residential Address 3. Marriage status: 4. Age: 5. Occupation: 6. Identity Card/International passport: 7. Tel/Fax number: (For Official Bank Use) 8. Bank Account: In addendum, also be informed that we recently had a meeting with the Central Bank Governor,in the person of Dr Paul Acquah alongside some of the top officials Deputy Governor (Monetary Policy) and Deputy Governor (Financial Stability) regarding this case and they made us to understand that the funds has been approved for repatriation. Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation in advance as we earnestly await your urgent response to this matter. Best Regards, David Tetteh DEPUTY MANAGING DIRECTOR IN CHARGE OF FINANCE.