This email with the subject "URGENT BANK ALERT (VERY IMPORTANT????)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 04 Sep 2014 05:45:15 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "HSBC LONDON"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
HSBC BANK PLC LONDON.(REGISTERED NO.1026167). ADDRESS: 8 CANADA SQUARE LONDON , E14 5HQ , UNITED KINGDOM. Attn: Beneficiary, We write to inform you that Series of meetings have been held over the past 2 weeks with the Secretary General of the United Nations Organization, International Community Board,U.S Department of State and Africa Union Organization this ended last week. During the meeting, this organization discovered that you have not received your funds due to past corrupt Governmental Officials who almost held the fund to themselves for their selfish reason and some individuals who have taken advantage of your fund all in an attempt to swindle your fund which has led to so many losses from your end and unnecessary delay in the release of your fund. The International Community Board Committee enhanced by the United Nations/ U.S. Department of State and Africa Union Organization have successfully passed a payment mandate to our bank, to clear all over due Contract funds, Lottery winnings and Inheritance funds owed to you and other individuals and organizations who have been found not to have receive their funds. A woman by name (MRS: CINDY MAY) came to our office with an application stating that you gave her the power of attorney to be the beneficiary of your Outstanding funds. She made us to believe that you are dead and that she is your next of kin. We decided to send you email through this address hoping to find out if you are dead or alive and also to find out if you at any time gave this woman the power of attorney to represent you. Please let us know also if you are aware that we are almost ready to transfer part payment of $21.5M USD of your outstanding funds to her nominated bank account stated below: NAME OF BANK: FIRST NATIONAL BANK ADDR: 120 SO. 2nd. ST. BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS 72315 USA ACCOUNT NUMBER: 482986 ROUTING NUMBER: 084107343 Swift code: WMSBUS66 BENEFICIARY: CINDY MAY For immediate transfer of your funds to you in your country, you are required to send your YOUR FULL NAME, CURRENT ADDRESS, CELL PHONE AND FAX NUMBER. You are hereby advice to contact our Foreign payment officer on his direct contact information stated below for onward transferring of your fund to you in your country. Name: Douglas Flint Direct Telephone Number: +44-70-45734213 Fax Number: + 44-870-9741509 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Yours Sincerely, Mr. Alex Hungate. HSBC BANK PLC LONDON.