Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Payment Advice Ref:[G41978847387] / ACH credits / Customer Ref:[PO925110]

From: "HSBC Wire Advising service"<wiretransfer@hsbc.com>


This scam email, with the subject "Payment Advice Ref:[G41978847387] / ACH credits / Customer Ref:[PO925110]" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 09 Aug 2013 05:12:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender appears to have been "HSBC Wire Advising service"<wiretransfer@hsbc.com>, although it is highly likely that this has been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam,
 
 The attached payment advice is issued at the request of our customer. The
 advice is for your reference only.
 
 Yours faithfully,
 Global Payments and Cash Management
 HSBC
 
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