This email with the subject "GUARANTY TRUST BANK PLC" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 21 Apr 2010 14:25:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "GUARANTY TRUST BANK PLC"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Fund Release Notification Dear beneficiary, You are welcome to GT Bank Plc. The payment Bank for the 2010 UN Online Promo. We are pleased to be at your service. We are Regulated and Stipulated by the Financial Service Authority (FSA), the financial institutions that govern all financial activities around the World, after a proper screening and verification excises that was conducted in our Bank today in addition to receiving confirmation from the UN and The ECOWAS Online Promotional board, that you are one of the promo winners of $287,500.00 (TWO HUNDRED AND EIGHTY SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ONLY). This is to inform you that your funds have been deposited in our transit account and will be available for immediate transfer into your account which you are to set up, you are advice to open a Foreign Currency Account with us where your winnings can be transferred into. This account will be activated after you have made the initial deposit of $100 USD and above as your account activation fee or you can open an online account in our bank and make your transfer online into any account of your choice. With our online banking, you can enjoy the convenience of managing your finances quickly and easily at a time that suits you.You can bank safely and securely - at work, home or abroad.Our online banking enables you to do the following. 1. Check your balance, monitor transactions and print your account statement. 2.Pay utility bills, transfer funds between your accounts and to other Beneficiaries. Once you open an online account with us we shall send to you, your login information's, enter your user ID and password and then click the login button then change the password to the one of your choice. Once you have successfully logged on, please remember to change your password by selecting the 'Personal' option from the menu. It is very important you keep your security details secret at all times to prevent unauthorized access to your account. What next? We'll advise that you get back to us within the next 2 working days. Upon receipt of your email we shall send you our sign up application form to be completely filled, signed and return to us which will allow us to create your account. Please Note that no deductions of any fees is allowed because we received your money in BOND and it's been duly insured, based on our policies and as a result of the space of time available, you are hereby advised to act fast so we can provide you with the best of our banking services. Please contact me with this email address only Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Yours faithfully, For: GUARANTY TRUST BANK PLC Uwem Akai MGR, E-Business & Card Services GTBank Tel: +234-80-7573-5685