A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR URGENT REPLY NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:38:06 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "MANAGING DIRECTOR"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF: MR.GERRIE FOURIE
MANAGING DIRECTOR, CAPITEC BANK OF SA LTD
Address: 9 Adderley Street, Shop 21C, Golden
Acre Mall, Piazza Level, Cape Town, South Africa
Attn: Dear Friend,
My name is Mr. Gerrie Fourie.
I am the CEO CAPITEC BANK OF SA LTD Area City of Cape Town,
I have packaged a financial transaction that will benefit you and I. As MANAGING DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER CAPITEC BANK, it is my duty to send in financial report to my Head office in the Headquarters at the end of each fiscal year.
In the course of last year 2013 Business Report. I discovered that the branch in which I am the manager made 50.250 Million United State. Dollars ($50,250,000.00) which my head office are not aware of and will never be aware of it. I have placed this funds on what we call escrow account with no beneficiary. As an officer of this bank I cannot be directly involved or connected to this money.
So my aim of contacting you is to assist me receive this money in your bank account and get 30% of the total funds as Commission. There are practically no risks involved, the transaction will be executed under a legitimate arrangement that will protect you from any breach of the law, it will be a simple bank to bank transfer, and all I need from you is to stand claim as the original depositor of these funds with my branch.
So that my head office can order the immediate transfer to your designated bank account under few working days, if you accept to work with me I will appreciate it very much as you are the first and only person I am contacting for this transaction. I know this might be a bit heavy for you but please trust me.
In the banking circle this happens every time so if we can be of one accord, we should act swiftly on this. Please I would like you to keep this transaction confidential and as a top secret as you may wish to know that I am a bank official. Furthermore furnish me with the following details to my alternative email address :(email@example.com)
1. YOUR FULL NAME
2. YOUR RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
3. YOUR OCCUPATION
4. YOUR TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBER
5. DATE OF BIRTH
6. COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
8. COMPANY'S NAME AND ADDRESS
9. A COPY IF ANY OF YOUR PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION.
Thanks for your understanding, co-operation and trust I awaits your urgent reply so that we can proceed immediately.
Mr Gerrie Fourie.