Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Mr. Robert Moore Change of ownership alert

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: "Mr. Robert Moore" <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:34:26 -0700
Subject: Change of ownership alert


I'm Mr. Robert Moore, the Chief Executive Officer of the Minister of Finance. We wish to urgently confirm from you if actually you know one Mr. Gene Duncan who claims to be your business associate/partner.

Kindly reconfirm this application put in by Mr. Gene Duncan – he submitted the under listed bank account information supposedly sent by you to receive the funds on your behalf.

The bank information he applied with are stated thus:

Account Name: Mr. Gene A. Duncan
Bank name: Global Federal Credit Union
Bank address: 1520 West Third Avenue Spokane, WA 99220
Account Number: 789170461820
Routing Number: 325180595

The said Mr. Gene Duncan is claiming to this office that you are dead and have Instructed that all relevant documentation/Information regarding your Payment/Transfer, be changed to him as the beneficiary of the payment short-listed among the foreign beneficiaries entitled to receive their payment.

For your Information, this Government has approved the total amount of EIGHT MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ONLY, in your favor, prior to the Federal Government instructions/mandate to offset all outstanding payments to the various legal foreign beneficiaries around the world and your payment file was affected. We need to confirm from you if it's really true that you are dead as made mention by your Associate.

You should note that, if we do not hear from you, we automatically assume that you are actually dead and the information passed to us by Mr. Gene Duncan is correct. Hence, you are hereby requested to reply this Email immediately for confirmation, before we proceed with this payment and for us to know the true position of things with you so that we won't make any mistakes/errors in remitting your out-standing payment to a wrong person/account.

Yours, Sincerely,
Mr. Robert Moore.

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