Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

United Bank For Africa From United Bank For Africa

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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: United Bank For Africa <[email protected]>
Reply: [email protected]
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2017 16:31:13 +0200 (CEST)
Subject: From United Bank For Africa!!!

International Remittances Department
Benin Republic.United Bank For Africa

Our Ref: UN/FCA7-02U DBB

Attn: Beneficiary,

We are in receipt of an approval document forwarded to our office by the
International Monetary Fund (IMF) and United Nation office (UN) to effect an
immediate payment of $5,000,000.00 USD ( Five Million United States Dollars) to
your nominated account as your over long due
winning/inheritance fund.

You are to make your preferred and affordable choice from the three options

Option (1)
Bank To Bank Transfer: This is a direct electronic transfer that will enable
you receive the sum of money in any account that you will provide for this Bank
to effect the transfer as it is always done electronically. It will take three
(3) business days to reflect in the account that you will provide.

Option (2)
Bank Account Opening: You will have to open a new Bank account here with us and
it will be registered for international transfer and you can make an online
transfer as it will take 24Hours to get the account done.

Option (3)
Client Card Payment: You will have to receive an ATM Card and approved
clearance documents this will take two (2) business days to deliver to your
doorstep. We will have to use our courier company to deliver the parcel to your

Reconfirm to this office immediately:
1)Your Name/ Address ……………………….
2) Tel/cell/Fax numbers …………………..
3) Age/ Marital Status …………………….
4) Company name and position…………………….

I anticipate your prompt response via email.

ours faithfully,

Mr.Jean Abdel.
United Bank For Africa
Tel +229 98364993
E-mail: [email protected]

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