Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Dr Jacob J. Lew U.S. Department of the Treasury

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 Jacob J. Lew"<[email protected]>
Reply: <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2017 20:04:38 -0800
Subject: U.S. Department of the Treasury

U.S. Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue,NW
Washington,DC 20220
This is to bring to your notice that the US Department of the
Treasury in affiliation with the Office of Foreign Assets Control
("OFAC") has been authorized in their Sanction Programs to compensate
1,000 scam victims who has being a victim of internet scam.The US
Department of the Treasury has decided to pay you $250,000.00 USD(Two
Hundred and Fifty Thousand United States Dollars) each in order to
restore the global economy to the enviable standard of respectability.

Your particulars was mentioned by one of the syndicates who was
arrested as one of the victims of their operations.You are hereby
warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to him or her for
any reason whatsoever as the US SECRET SERVICE is already on trace of
the other criminals,these information should remain confidential till
they are all apprehended,other victims who have not been contacted can
submit their application as well for scrutiny and possible
You will be contacting Anthony Grant directly by replying to this
email for the release of your $250,000.00 USD compensation fund,he's
the Secretary of the Office of Financial Research (OFR).You are also
advised to provide him with the under listed Assignment information
for verification:
Office Of Financial Research (OFR)
Email: [email protected]
1)Full Names.
2) Home Address.
3) Nationality:
4) Age.
5) Sex.
6)  Occupation.
7)  Phone Number.
8) Identity Card.
9)Preferred Payment Method (ATM) or BankTransfer
Best Regards,
Jacob J. Lew
Secretary of the Treasury.
Thank You

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