This email with the subject "HSBC BANK LONDON" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 18 Dec 2007 07:46:25 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was PAT MARK <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
HSBC PLC International Transfer Processing Department P. O. Box: 181 39, High Streets, Ashford Kent TN24 8TG London Leicester Currency Cheque Centre P. O. Box: 47, 135, Charles Street, Leicester LE19GD Telex: 888401 Telegrams: CINNAFOREX LONDON OFFICE Our reference 20/725/NW **HSBC 00006938** **Ordering Customer: ** HSBC BK ** 004 SWIFT TRN 92BK BANK PRIORITY (300CRF) Ordering Beneficiary Attention: Beneficiary, We hereby confirmed receipt of part payment of US$45,500,000.00 dollars only, into our official ESCROW account with the HSBC Bank in London by order of the African DevelopmentBank (ADB) in charge of Foreign Debt Recovery Committee on Overdue Contract / Inheritance payments in Africa , as indicated in our database. Kindly provide us with the below information by E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to reconfirm your details in our database for immediate remittance into your designated account. Beneficiary name: _______________________________________________ Address:________________________________________________________ Tel: ____________________________ Fax: ___________________________ Receiving Bank: _________________________________________________ Address: ________________________________________________________ Bank Routing Number: _______________ Swift Code: _________________ Account number: ________________________________________________ We sincerely apologize for the delays and advice you to STOP any further communication with your associate in any of the African countries for they contributed 100% hindrances to the release of your funds. Our final fund release order will be forwarded to our operational paying bank, the HSBC Bank in London-UK for immediate transfer of your allocation into your designated account upon receipt and official re-confirmation of your information in our database. Fund will be retrieved to treasury after ten (10) business days of this notice. Yours in service, Dr Pat Mark. Manager; Foreign Operation Department. London-UK.