This email with the subject "urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 17 Feb 2008 18:10:03 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Markjones@cartagena.es" <Markjones@cartagena.es>, although it may have been spoofed.
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UNION BANK HOUSE: 104, MARINA LAGOS-NIGERIA
ATTN THE BENEFICIARY
RE: CHANGE OF BENEFICIARY BANK ACCOUNT
Following to the directives received from the Office of the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, as a result of petitions and counter petitions by foreign contractors over non-payment of their contract claims, this office has been appointed to look into all overdue contract payments yet to be released for verification, vetting and immediate payment.
Your name is among the list of beneficiaries released for verification and immediate payment. Be informed that there are different accounts submitted for your payment by your local representatives OMOBOLANL ADEWOLE and MR HILARY SMITH to the Union Bank of Nigeria. We do not know into which account to effect your payment of your contract fund ,Please, you are hereby required to verify the following immediately: -
1. Did you broker your debt to one Mr. HILARY SMITH of Canada and OMOBOLANLE ADEWOLE whoâs Passport Photograph is hereby attached below?
Did you sign any âDeed of Assignmentâ in his favour, thereby making him the current beneficiary with the following account details? Northwest trust Bank One Oakbrook Terrace,Chicago,Illinois USA,6023-13 76ABA ROUTING NO: 171000152, A/C NO: 12 49819 A/C NAME:Titan Erectors,Gerard V.Radice/Konzeng Agent.
2. You are required as a matter of urgency to confirm the legitimacy of the above claim and kindly give us reason why you decided to affect the above Change of Account. If you are not aware of this claim kindly notify to us immediately.
Due to the long delay this payment has suffered, be rest assured that immediately we receive your response your fund remittance analysis will be fully put in place for the transfer of your funds into your account. Note that we are bound to recognize Mr. Marvyn Jon Kingâs and orders claim, if you fail to promptly response to this inquiry following the Deed of Assignment he submitted to claim this payment.
The only solution to your problem is for you to open a current account in Nigeria bank and your contract fund will be deposited into the new account.
The account information will be given to you including the online code which you will use to check the account from your country, you can also withdraw money from the account online through ATM card that will be send to you at any ATM point in your country.
We look forward to receive your urgent reply.
REV DR HILARY OKOH
INTERNATIONL PAYMENT DIRECTOR UNION BANK PLC