A Scam Email with the Subject "RE: INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CREDIT YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THE SUM OF US$5,800,000.00" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 May 2010 01:56:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Barclays Bank"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BARCLAYS BANK OF UK Barclays Bank PLC 1 Churchill Place London, E14 5HP,United Kingdom Dear Customer, RE: INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO CREDIT YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THE SUM OF US$5,800,000.00 We at this bank wish to congratulate and inform you that after thorough review of your Inheritance/Contract funds transfer release documents in conjunction with the Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund assessment report, your payment file was forwarded to us for immediate transfer of a part-payment US$5,800,000.00 to your designated bank account from their offshore account with us. The Audit reports given to us shows that you have been going through hard times by paying a lot of money to see to the release of your funds, which has been delayed by some dubious officials. We advice that you stop further communication with any correspondence outside this office. The only thing required from you is to obtain the Non-Residential Clearance Form to enable us credit your account directly by telegraphic transfer or through any of our corresponding banks and send copies of the funds transfer release documents to you and your bankers for confirmation. Should you follow our directives, your funds will be credited and reflect in your bank account within five (5) bank working days from the day you obtain this Non-Residential Clearance Form. For further details and assistance on this Remittance Notification, kindly forward your FULL CONTACT ADDRESS, TELEPHONE and FAX NUMBERS directly to my private E-mail: email@example.com Yours sincerely, Mrs. Jacqueline Scott Head, International Banking Division. Barclays Bank PLC, UK.