Scam Emails and a bit of baiting


Published / by Dave McDave / Leave a Comment

WARNING: These are scams. They are Emails sent to a honeytrap address only ever used for this purpose. Do not reply to these people, they will try to con you into paying out money in return for nothing.

CAVEAT: Please note that some of these Emails may be impersonating a genuine company or person. We wish to make it clear that any such name mentioned within these Emails has no connection to the scam. For the sake of searching, we leave these messages untouched, but we will respond to any concerns left in our comments.

From: "Dr. Ellis Hobbes" <[email protected]>
Reply: "Dr. Ellis Hobbes" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:59:47 +0200 (CEST)

Good day,

My name is Ellis Hobbes, I work with Santander Bank. I got your contact through my personal intensive research and I decided to contact you in regarding of an unpaid US$38.6 Million from my bank.

This is in line with the instructions of Mrs. Rosa Gumataotao Rios, the USA Treasurer, that all unclaimed funds should be paid into the United States Government Treasury Account as unserviceable funds in compliance to section 3 subsection 1(a) of the United States Financial Law enacted in 2001.

But I have made arrangement on how to move the fund because I am the account officer. I will want us to work together so you will received the payment as the beneficiary, I will provide all the necessity in your name.

Please treat this massage with utmost and get back to me with the following information:

1 Full names: …………
2 Mobile Telephone number: ……..

As soon as I received your response, I will furnish you with more details.


Dr. Ellis Hobbes.

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