A Scam Email with the Subject "Remittance Order Number is FRN/IR-UBA/CIWP/X234-10" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 11 May 2010 10:11:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "MR. TONY ELUMELU"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC
HEAD OFFICE: UBAHOUSE
37 MARINA, LAGOS-NIGERIA.
OUR REF: UBAPLC/FGN/NNPC/27781/2010
PAYMENT APPROVAL / REMITTANCE NOTICE
We are obliged to inform you that following the announcement of 2010 budget, we have received a Remittance Order from Federal Government of Nigeria instructing us to contact you for the remittance of your Contract / Inheritance/Winning Payment of Thirty Million United States Dollars Only (US$30,000,000.00) into your account as all arrangement and Machineries has been put in place.
Subsequently, Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN) Remittance Order Number is FRN/IR-UBA/CIWP/X234-10 was issued to this bank directing us to remit your fund immediately because we have been given the full Authorization to handle and effect the transfer of all Foreign Contract/Inheritance/Winning Payment to the beneficiary’s Nominated Bank Account with immediate effect.
However, we are handling this transfer with extreme and vivid carefulness in other to avoid any wrongful transfer, based on that we cannot remit this funds immediately without first contacting you to find out the following security oriented information vis:
Your Name & Address, Phone/Fax No, your Bank Name, Address, Account No, Swift Code & Routing No., Occupation, Age and copy of your International Passport or Driver's Licence.
The moment this information is received, we will programmed it into our system and as soon as that is done, we will immediately wire your contract / inheritance funds swiftly to your bank account and all the transfer confirmation details will be forwarded to you for your easy confirmation with your bank.
Please you are advised to comply with these directives immediately so as to enable us include your file in our payment master list (PML) which has been approved for immediate / final remittance.
Waiting for your urgent response and make sure you call me on my telephone number 234-703-548-7781 for more discussion.
Regards and God bless you.
Mr. Tony Elumelu
Group Managing Director
United Bank For Africa Plc