A Scam Email with the Subject "PAYMENT NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 15 Dec 2010 10:02:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr. Shaima Omar Al Zarouni"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DEBT RECONCILIATION/PAYMENT VERIFICATION UNIT
DIFC | DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL CENTER.
DEBT PAYMENT SETTLEMENT AD-HOC COMMITTEE
LEVEL 14, THE GATE, DEIRA, DUBAI,
UNITED ARAB EMIRATE.
Attn: Dear Beneficiary,
This is to notify you that your US$10.5M over due contract inheritance funds payment transfer has been approved to be released via key telex transfer (KTT) direct wire transfer to you through any of our correspondent bank nominated by the DIFC Ad-hoc committee on foreign Debt Settlement. Meanwhile, be informed that Engr. Bernard Fredrick of Switzerland came to my office yesterday with a court affidavit, claiming to be your true representative and that you have authorized him with the court affidavit to receive your fund payment on your behalf and here are his bank information for you to confirm to this office if this Engr. Bernard Fredrick is truly from you or not as we shall not be held responsible for paying your US$10.5M into the wrong account;
Bank name: Bank EKI Genossenschaft
Bank address: Rosenstrasse 1 Postfach 3800 Interlaken Switzerland
Account number: 6503809428.
Swiss Clearing Number: 8393
Postal Account: 30-38252-6
Account Name: Engr. Bernard Fredrick
This message is to confirm from you if you really authorized Engr. Bernard Fredrick to change your name as the beneficiary on the already approved funds you applied to the Dubai International Financial Center for the release to a designated bank account.
Please note that we decided to contact you to ascertain the authenticity of Engr. Bernard Fredrick's claim as we investigated and find out that there are some discrepancies as some of the original information on the documents already approved was changed by their lawyer and we have given Engr. Bernard Fredrick two weeks dateline to return back for the fund payment transfer. Therefore, you are hereby directed to contact this office in writing to confirm this transfer claim to avoid the release of the funds to wrong person.
Please, do reconfirm to this office as a matter of urgency with the below requested information for verifications purposes to prove that you are the real beneficiary which must include the following;
(1) Your Full Names.
(2) Your address
(3) Private Phone, Fax and Mobile telephone number.
(4) Your Company's name, your position and your address.
For further inquiries, please respond immediately.
I await your prompt response.
Mr. Shaima Omar Al Zarouni
Assistant Public Relations Manager,
DIFC | Dubai International Financial Centre