A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR ONLINE ACCOUNT HAS BEEN ACTIVATED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 31 May 2010 21:44:26 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Barclays Bank"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Customer Details Confirmation Procedure Personal/business/premier banking
Dear Honorable Customer,
Your long and stressed overdue inheritance funds from Nigeria government have finally submitted and deposited in our bank here for immediate payment to you, we have set up an Online Bank account on your behalf with you name; and the funds (US$10,500,000.00) have been deposited into your account.
All we need from you is to reconfirm your;
1) Social security number,
2) Date of Birth
3) Telephone Number
Once the required informations are gotten from you, we shall proceed in activation ofyour new online account and send the account information to you so that you can transfer your funds by yourself to any account of your choice.
We sincerely apologize for the delays and advice you to STOP any further communication with your associate in any of the African countries for they contributed 100% hindrances to the release of your Inheritance funds.
Waiting for your urgent response to our letter.
Once again, welcome to Barclays Bank Plc.
Online transfer department-Barclays Bank Plc London, UK
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