Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Payment Approval

From: "Anthony Phillips"<>

This email with the subject "Payment Approval" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 14 Mar 2010 04:57:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Anthony Phillips"<>, although it may have been spoofed.


Attached Message

I am Rev Fr Anthony Phillips, 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
contract, inheritance and lotto winning claims by companies and individuals and
directs 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, the World Bank Group has mandated that your fund should be release immediately.
The sum of $7,000,000.00 USD (Seven 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.

Please re-confirm the following to me:

(1) Name
(2) Phone and Fax
(3) Company Name, and Home Address, Profession

Note that the above fund has been cleared from terrorist or fraud related
activities. Thanks for Your Cooperation.

Rev Fr Anthony Phillips
World Bank Group