A Scam Email with the Subject "Atten: Funds Beneficiary" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 20 Nov 2010 14:03:33 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was " Goodman"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
South Africa Reserve Bank Church Street X 0001 Pretoria Ref.:SARBIT7/ZZ/CC/8974/55 Payer'sFile:No.:SARB849/ZAR TEL: +27 86 600 4134 FAX: +27 86 601 05 63 Email:email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Atten: Funds Beneficiary SUB: TRANSFER RE-ROUTING ADVISE This is to bring to your notice that we have received advise from our partner bank to re-direct and wire transfer the sum of $6,700,000 (Six Million Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars only) from the South African Reserve Bank to your overseas account in your country being part of outstanding amount. This re-direction and Re-routing of transfer through the Reserve Bank South Africa, was made in keeping with working partnership reached with the World Bank during a recent G20 Economic Summit in Seoul, South Korea. Originally, the said funds was inappropriately placed in a country/bank without proper procedures leading to encumbrances which resulted in the difficulty you have faced in getting the funds remitted to your account. It might interest you to know that South Africa was chosen to make this payments by the World Bank and G20 Summit largely because of its renowned financial transparency and the role it plays in the African continent as the largest economy and as well the fact that many of these debts owed originated from African governments/banks. We are now ready to wire these funds to your account based on our binding agreement with World Bank and G20 economic powers. To make the swift orders/process go smoothly, we would warn you to STOP\IGNORE forthwith any communication or correspondence with/from any individual or institution who might contact you with regard to the funds transfer. To ensure the funds is transferred without hindrance, you are advised to restrict communications to us only at this official email address:email@example.com and report any correspondence/communication from any individual or institution/bank for necessary action. For further proceeding, you are advised to update us with your full banking details for re-confirmation and documentation of swift transmission. Therefore, attached is the DIGITAL BANKING CUSTOMER CONFIRMATION C17 FORM, which you are advised to fill out carefully and submit/fax to our department with a copy of your identification documents for verification and approval/transfer of funds to your account upon certification of Beneficiary Identification. Please note that your Account’s Officer responsible for funds transfer is Mr. Austin Bali and you can contact him at any of the above information. Yours Sincerely, Ms Applegirl Goodman Corporate Secretary: SA, Reserve Bank