A Scam Email with the Subject "PAYMENT NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 03 Sep 2007 06:43:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC. <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF MRS DIANNA GEORGE INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE DEPT. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA,LAGOS-NIGERIA. PAYMENT NOTIFICATION. This is to notify you that your over-dued Contract/Inheritence fund has been gazzeted/approved to be released to you by the Senate Committee on Finance through this bank. You should forward the details below for onward and immediate transfer of your long-awaited fund: 1. YOUR FULL NAME. 2. PHONE AND FAX NUMBER FOR FURTHER BRIEFING. 3. MAILING ADDRESS. 4. YOUR AGE,CURRENT OCCUPATION, AND YOUR POSITION. 5. ATTACH COPY OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION. However, kindly find below the contact person: DR.KEN.OBI DIRECTOR, INT'L REMITTANCE DEPT. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA,LAGOS-NIGERIA. DIRECT EMAIL: email@example.com I personally decided to contact you because of the delay in transfering your fund and what I believe you must have passed through trying to have this fund released,after paying some of your transfer charges. Meanwhile,a woman,Anne M. Afuru came to my office few days ago with a letter of authority believed to have been written by you,claiming to be your Attorney and representative. Below are the information she gave to us as contained in the letter concerning the particulars of the receiver's account where you wish your fund transfered: Mr.James T. Crapp,Account#0029652311053,Commonwealth Bank of Australia,Sydney,Australia. Please,do reconfirm this as a matter of urgency if this woman is actually from you so that the Federal Government of Nigeria or United bank for Africa will not be held responsible for paying or mailing your fund into a wrong address.The Reserve Bank Governor, Federal Ministry of Finance and the Senate Committee on Finance have approved and accredited this bank through the International Remittance Dept. to handle,transfer and effect all Foreign Contract/Inheritence funds executed from 1992 till date before the end of the Third quater of this year. You are therefore warned to stop further transactions with any individual or Commercial Bank in regard of your fund,hence these payments have been recalled to be made directly by this bank.Be warned. However,we shall proceed to issue all payment details or send your ATM Card to the said James T. Fisher if we do not hear from you within the next seven-work days from today. You are to contact our International Remittance Dept. Director directly through his personal email for further briefing: firstname.lastname@example.org Congratulations in advance. Best regards, Mrs.Dianna George Secretary, International Remittance Dept. United Bank for Africa,Lagos-Nigeria.