This email with the subject "RE PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 20 Sep 2012 13:26:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MR.ALEX GOODWILL" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Re: Bank Payment Notification/Wire Transfer Approvals We wish to inform you that you have been recommended by my Bank, to pay you the sum of US$2,500,000.00 which is based on the understanding and current proposed legislative payment agreement. Our Bank as a member of the financial services compensation scheme established under the financial services and market act 2000 as at 31 Dec, The Bank is subjected to pay all outstanding debts within the European Economic Areas and Deposits denominated in all currencies and treated alike. To ensure we carry out our normal payment procedures accurately and to help in continually improve our services and interest of security; we therefore demand that you send your proper identity to confirm your person as the beneficiary. We shall also require you to confirm your acceptance to receive funds. Please indicate correct telephone number, address and receiving Bank details. Any information that is not correct may likely prohibit us from making transfer. Your information will be treated with utmost security and shall be used for services related reasons. We would like to inform you that our Bank shall be making transfer to your account once we have received your full acceptance replying this mail. We shall open a Non Resident Investment account in your name with our Bank and then shall provide you with e-online Bank details to enable you make online transfer if you wish. Further inquiries about HSBC Bank could be ascertain on Tel: +44 700 592 1528 ext 1 . Yours sincerely, Mr. Alex Goodwill HSBC Bank Plc London.