A Scam Email with the Subject "Treat with dispatch" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 14 Jun 2014 05:23:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "United Bank"<UnitedBank@info.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNTIED BANK® Your Own Bank UNTIED BANK Group Office Head of Central Operations Mr. Gomaa Elwany Email: email@example.com Dear Friend, You are welcome to the foreign remittance / online department of UNITED BANK. UNITED BANK is the flagship subsidiary of financial services. The bank is primarily active all over the world where it serves millions of consumers and nearly 300,000 small businesses, it also has significant operations in France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom and several African nations, as well as the Middle East, U.S.A and Asia. It offers standard retail services such as current accounts, savings and investments, insurance, credit cards, and online banking etc. United Bank Group is one of the most dynamic and active financial organizations in the World today. Founded in 1916, United Bank went through a period of state-ownership and management (1975-1991) before it was privatized in December 1991. Since then, it has continuously grown in size and activities. My name is Gomaa Elwany (Mr.); I work with UNITED BANK as the Auditor supervising Frederick M Wong Foundation, On May 19th, 1997, Frederick M Wong announced his plans to give $24million USD (Twenty four Million United States Dollars) to set up the Frederick M Wong Foundation, an educational foundation in the Middle East, one of the largest charitable donations in history. Frederick Wong stated the money is meant to bridge the knowledge gap between the Arab region and the developed world, improving the standard of education and research in the region, developing leadership programs for youth, and stimulating job creation. The announcement was made at the 1997 World Economic Forum in Jordan. The foundation funds in three areas: Culture, Entrepreneurship and Employment, and Knowledge and Education but he passed away and could not accomplish his project. Until this very moment the money has been deposited with my bank United Bank and no one has ever come up to claim this fund and you can confirm the genuineness http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/502503.stm For years it has been watched and no one has come to claim it; I do not know if this transaction suits your personal or business ethics but I do want you to understand that this transaction is free from any irregularities. Why I am doing this i don’t want the Egyptian government to take over the fund due to the economic problem going on in Egypt. I will be obtaining all relevant documents from the remittance department and have it changed to your name before presenting you as the next of Kin automatically if you wish to receive this fund. As soon as the fund is transferred to your account, I will put away all documents to cover any trace of the fund. As a banker, I wish to keep you informed you will set up an account in your name with my bank and I will deposited fund into your account to enable you to complete the transfer online to your country; online is the safest way doing business of such value no matter where you are located and have the money deposited into this account after legally becoming next of Kindly provide me with the details below; First Name............. Middle Name......... Surname................ Address1............... City........................ State/Province....... Post/Zip.................. Country.................. Telephone No........ Fax No. ................. E-mail Address...... Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd) Copy of International Passport Or Id I hope to hear from you soon as you will never regret working with me. Thank you Mr. Gomaa Elwany Head of Central Operations UNITED BANK ® Email: firstname.lastname@example.org