A Scam Email with the Subject "FOREIGN OPERATION DEPARTMENT ***UNCLAIMED PAYMENT***" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 24 Oct 2010 08:44:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "FOREIGN OPERATION DEPARTMENT"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
We officially write to confirm the payment instruction of unclaimed fund, to European & African unclaimed money office. You can go to the web site link http://www.locatecash.com you have type in your names to know if your name has been updated into our data base, if not contact us as quick as possible, your contract fund is as follows with the sum amount of US$2,000,000.00.
The total amount of Two Million United State dollars only have been confirm for final payment in your name in NAT WEST BANK UK LTD, by wire transfer or by VISA ATM CARD which fund will be credited into for final dispatch to your door step in any of your given Home/Office address in your country by speed post courier service.
It is my modest obligation to write you this letter as regards the authorization of your owed payment through our most respected financial institution (Nat West Bank PLC). I am Mr. Bank Davies, The Chief Financial, Foreign Operations Department, And International Monetary Fund. The British Government in conjunction with UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION on foreign payment matters has empowered this honorable bank after much consultation and consideration to handle all foreign payments and release them to their appropriate beneficiaries with the help of a representative from their respective Banking Institution.
As the newly appointed/accredited International Online Paying Bank, we have been instructed by the World Governing Body together with the committee on International Debt Reconciliation Department to release your unclaimed funds with immediate effect with this exclusive Vide Transaction No: - WHA/EUR/202, Transfer Allocation No: - Nat west/X44/701LN/WGB/GB, Password: 339331, Pin Code: 78569, Certificate of Merit No: 104, Release Code No: 0876; Immediate NAT WEST BANK Telex Confirmation No: -222568; Secret Code: XXTN014. Having received these vital payment numbers, you are instantly qualified to receive and confirm your payment with us within the next 72 hours.
Be informed that we have verified your payment file as directed to us and your name is next on the list of our outstanding fund Beneficiaries to receive their unclaimed payment before the end of this second term of the year 2010/11. Be advised that this comes to funds beneficiaries due for payment at this second quarter of the year. Therefore, you are entitled to receive the sum of Two Million United States Dollars (US$2,000,000.00) only, as part payment so as to enable we pay other eligible beneficiaries.
To facilitate with the process of this transaction, please kindly re-confirm the following information below: and forward it to direct to the Nat west Bank E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
1) Your full Name:
2) Your full Address:
3) Your Contact Telephone and Fax No:
4) Your Profession, Age and Marital Status:
5) Any valid form of your Identification/Driven License:
6) Bank Name and Address
7) Account Name and Number
8) Swift code/ Routing Number
As soon as we receive the above mentioned information, we shall direct you to the paying along with contact & your payment will be processed and released to you without any further delay you are required to provide the above mentioned information for your transfer to take place through Bank to Bank Telegraphic Remittance directly from Nat west Bank in London or through an your designated account in your country.
Please get back to me with a scan copy with any of your valid identification card, Driver's license or Passport your office & home address, telephone numbers (including cell phone no. for effective communication) when replying back to me for proper verification and authentication.
We look forward to serving you better or Email email@example.com for more attention with your fund release.
Mr. Bank Davies
Foreign Operations Department
International Monetary Fund.