A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR ATM CARD IS READY..../CONTACT MR.GARY BOLAR +2347080153874." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 18 Jan 2015 09:35:08 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "ATM"<SENDER123@earthlink.net>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: Dear Honorable Beneficiary. This is to let you know that we have received an instruction from the United Nation by orders of the Ministry of Finance Republique du Benin to release your approved payment of $1.2m United State dollars via United Bank For Africa ATM VISA CARD which you will use to withdraw your us$1.2million dollars from any ATM Machine in any part of the world. The UBA ( United Bank for Africa) have approved and issued your ATM VISA CARD in your favor. The amount upgraded in the ATM VISA CARD is us$1.2 million dollars and your secret pin number will be given to you once you receive the card from us, Right now, invitation has been extended to you to visit United Bank for Africa for collection of your UBA ATM VISA CARD and pin number so that you can activate it by yourself and start withdrawing funds from any ATM machine in your country and the maximum withdrawal is $15,000 usd dollars per day from your VISA CARD.Alternatively, if you are unable to visit United Bank for Africa Republique du Benin for collection of this your UBA ATM VISA CARD and pin number, you must therefore pay for the delivery of your UBA ATM VISA CARD to be sent to you via our diplomatic courier service at your own expenses by offsetting the following payments such as: 1) Shipment fee of your UBA ATM VISA CARD to your address will cost $100 us Dollars} 2} Insurance coverage of your UBA ATM VISA CARD will also cost $165 us Dollars} Total: $265 Dollars.} Both payments is the sum of Total: $265 Dollars. must be paid to enable us ship the UBA ATM VISA CARD to your address to enable you start withdrawing your us$1.2million dollars from any ATM Machine in any part of the world. This UBA ATM VISA CARD must be insured so that it can get to you without any problem and diversion. So if you cannot come to United Bank for Africa for the collection of your UBA ATM VISA CARD, you must therefore kindly go right now to western union /money gram or RIA transfer and send the shipment and insurance fee, Total: $265 dollars. You are advised to use our PROTOCOL OFFICER'S NAME or details below and write your MTCN number down and your sender name bellow down the details: Receiver's Name..Eoloko Festus Country... Lagos Nigeria City…. Cotonou Text question..When Text answer...today Amount Total: $265 usd Dollars. Mtcn.... Sender... Send the required payment imediately and provide your delivery address and a valid phone number. As soon as the fee is received, we shall immediately dispatch the UBA ATM VISA CARD to you and it will take only 2 days to arrive to your address to enable you start withdrawing funds that same day from any ATM Machine nearest to you. Thank you for your understanding and we are waiting for your quick reply and the payment information for the delivery of your UBA ATM VISA CARD. Yours in service. Mr. Gary Bolar, ATM Manager United Bank for Africa' Email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) United Bank for Africa