This email with the subject "NOTICE OF PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 25 Feb 2010 21:07:29 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "George Clarkson"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
I am Mr. George Clarkson, Bill and Exchange Manager/ Secretary General, Head of the World Bank Finance Group, London Branch, set up to fight against scam and fraudulent activities worldwide. This Group is responsible for investigating the legitimacy of unpaid contracts, inheritance and lotto winning claims by companies and individuals and direct the paying authorities (banks) worldwide to make immediate payment of verified claims to the beneficiaries without further delay. You are being legally contacted regarding the release of your long awaited fund. After a detailed review of your file of claims, the World Bank Group has mandated that your fund should be released immediately. The sum of US$2,000,000.00 (two Million United States Dollars) has been approved in your favor via my desk. I therefore wish to inform you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Additionally, be informed that the United States Department of Treasury, the United Kingdon Home Office and the British Banker's Association has been working with us in ensuring that your entitled funds is released without any breach of Internertional Laws. Please re-confirm to us the following: (1) Your Full Name: (2) Phone, Fax and Mobile Number: +(3) Company Name, Home Address: (4) Profession, Age and Marital status Note that the above fund has been cleared from terrorist or fraud related activities. Thanks for Your Cooperation. Mr. George Clarkson, (Accountant) World Bank Group