This email with the subject "Your Payment Notification (BB UK)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 20 Nov 2010 10:04:15 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Barclays Bank Plc (BB)"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RELATIONS DEPT. (EFR) BARCLAYS BANK PLC UK Attn -; Beneficiary REF - YOUR OUTSTANDING FUND PAYMENT AMOUNT -; $5.5 Million USD ONLY The International Monetary Investigation Unit in conjunction with the Barclays Bank Plc (BB) wish to notify you about your long outstanding fund (US $ 5.5 Million) Five Million five hundred thousand United State Dollars with the Barclays Bank Plc London. The information in our data base confirmed that, your fund was transferred from (RBI) Reserve bank of India into the Vault of Barclays Bank Plc (BB) and the end result, your outstanding inheritance fund was unclaimed and the transaction has been pending before the red notification by The International Monitoring Unit. The International Monetary Investigation Unit has liaised with the Barclays Bank Plc (BB) regarding the outcome of their investigation and it was certified and the payment has been approved for the immediate payment to your nominated bank account. However, there has been a new development. A woman by name Joanna Parthimos from Canada came to my Office a few days ago and presented some documents stating that she is your representative with authority to Collect the contractual/inheritance funds totaling USD $ 5.5 Million being part-payment of your total sum. Here is her information for you to confirm if this woman is acting on your authority: CLAIMS NAME: JOANNA PARTHIMOS ADDRESS: 4215 BOULEVARD POIRRIER, SAINT-LAURENT MONTREAL - CANADA H4R 2A4 CLAIMANTS BANK: HSBC BANK CANADA 70 YORK ST.TORONTO, ON M5J 1S9, CANADA ACCOUNTS NUMBER: 6503809428. This is not in consonance with the normal rules and regulations governing financial transactions in Great Britain. However, certain documents were tendered to this Bank on your behalf: 1. LETTER OF ADMINISTRATION. 2. HIGH COURT INJUNCTION. 3. ORDER TO RELEASE. Actually, these Documents which she tendered to this Noble Bank are a clear proof that you sent her. Due to the urgency involved and coupled with litigations that may arise over wrongful transfer of funds, I will not want to make any mistake in releasing this fund to anyone except you who is the recognized and bonafide beneficiary of the Funds according to records available to us. Kindly clarify us on this issue within 5 working days before we make this payment to Mrs. Joanna Partimos. In receipt of this confidential Letter, We appreciate your urgent co-operation. Yours Faithfully, MR. JOSEPH NICHOLAS EXEC. DIRECTOR, EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RELATIONS DEPT. BARCLAYS BANK LONDON (BB)