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: Mr David <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:19:22 -0400
Subject: GOOD NEWS

Mr. David Yua, Audit/Credit Control Manager, China Citic Bank,
Address: 748 Dong Feng, Dong Lu 510080 Guangzhou China. Hello
Sir/Madam, Sequel to the meetings held today by the Board of Directors
of my bank(China Citic Bank), we write to notify you that the sum of
$10,500,000.00 USd ( Ten Million Five hundred Thousand United States
dollars) only have been approved on your name. This payment is based
on the fact that my bank got a directive from the World Bank group
Office in Switzerland after verification have been made about your
long over due payment and how many banks have treated you in the past,
so this payment is as compensation. Actually, payment authorization
have been issued today by our bank head office under the code of
conduct of the Chinese law,article 15,paragraph 7 of the enabling law
of the country. Acting on the authorization conferred to us as the
paying bank, we hereby authorize the above mentioned beneficiary to
receive the said fund without any more delay, this is to satisfy our
conscience. We have also verify all the information of your file as
correct and to be acceptable by whom ever that is concern. In line
with the above, the beneficiary is qualify to receive his/her fund
without any encumbrance. Beneficiary is required to reconfirm his/her
full details and forward to this office immediately. The required
information are below. 1. Your full names and your home address. 2,
Your Phone numbers and Bank coordinates. 3, Your age and Occupation.
4, A scan copy of your international passport or any id showing that
your name is the same with what we have here in your file, this is to
avoid making payment to the wrong person. As soon as my office
received the above information, we will commence with the transfer
process. Best Regards, Mr. David Yua. Audit/Credit Control Manager,
China Citic Bank, 106, Hungfu Road,Nancheng District,Dong Guan-China.

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