A Scam Email with the Subject "RE:SUBJECT MATTER FUND TRANSFER NOTIFICATION (0)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 25 Jun 2015 02:50:08 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICA STATES(ECOWAS)"<CCOWAS2015@GMAIL.COM>, although it may have been spoofed.
ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICA STATES(ECOWAS)
Plot 26 New Air Port Road,P.O.Box M61
Accra- Ghana,West Africa
Our Official Working Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday - 9:00am - 2:30pm
RE:SUBJECT MATTER FUND TRANSFER NOTIFICATION.
This is to officially inform you that your uncompleted transaction has been cleared of $2.2 million united states Dollars (Two Million and two Hundred Thousand Dollars) by Mr. Richard Fox and the fund is routed to the account number: 0851143440331 Swift Code: BARCGHAC Barclay’s Bank of Ghana. Be informed that this office has been set up to verify fund transaction to Ghana from Bank in Nigeria and any third party transaction of this magnitude before granting beneficiary authorization for withdrawal of funds by the beneficiary. Note that we are taking this measure to ensure safety of your fund and also to ensure that Mr. Richard Fox is not diverting this fund of $2.2m USD to Barclay’s Bank of Ghana.
In line with the report of the panel, all charges, fees and unnecessary payments which beneficiaries were liable to for one reason or the other have been cancelled. The only thing you need to do as a foreign beneficiary of funds from any ECOWAS country is to procure a TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (TIN) in accordance with the new directives.
Please reply immediately with declaration that you are in agreement with Mr. Richard Fox to receive the fund on your behalf to enable us release this fund to him.
Finally, if you are not in agreement with Mr. Richard Fox to help us proceed with you in accordance with the new directives you will be required to send us useful details as stated below:
(1) FULL NAME
(3) DIRECT TELEPHONE
Transfer Investigation Unit.