Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

U.S Department of Treasury PAYMENT NOTIFICATION

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: "U.S Department of Treasury" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:25:42 +0200 (CEST)

Payment Notification,


We sent you this message last week but not sure if you received it, as we didn't hear from you. We are instructed to pay you USD$5,500,000.00. This USD$5, 500, 000.00 is your overdue payment from oversea. Please forward your contact addresses as stated below to enable us proceed for your payment. Full Names, Address, Country,Tel,Occupation,Sex,Age


The requested address above will enable us process and release the USD$5,500,000.00 to you. Call or send us sms as soon as you reply this message


Waiting to hear from you

Janet L. Yellen,

Chair Board of Governor

Phone 🙁 202) 871-



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