Scam Emails and a bit of baiting

Mr.Daniel Okeke Attn: Fund Beneficiary.

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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: "Mr.Daniel Okeke" <>
Reply: "Mr.Daniel Okeke" <>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 2017 06:53:03 +0000 (UTC)
Subject: Attn: Fund Beneficiary.

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)
Foreign Operations Department,
Office Address: No 57, Marina,
P. O. Box 2406,
Lagos, Nigeria.
Telex: MIBANK 28493, 28496, 28501
Tel: +234 (0) 8128239495
Motto: Africa's Global Bank

To Beneficiary:
Payment Approval File No: FGN/NNPC/IMF/BATCH#9271000
Reference Code: 20144
Amount: $12,500,000.00 USD

Attn: Fund Beneficiary.

This is to inform you that we received an immediate Payment Order from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executives, to release your outstanding inheritance payment sum of $12,500,000,00 USD (Twelve Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) within the next three (3) working days.

We have been mandated to settle every outstanding foreign debts, owned by the Federal government of Nigeria, on Contract payment, Inheritance payment and other external debts, including lotteries and compensation payments, which you are listed as a beneficiary. And this payment mandate came directly Mr. Jim Yong Kim. The President of The World Bank Headquarters, In Washington, D.C.,United States of America.

Your name is on the payment list, based on established International debts report and financial statistics centralized database, verified by World Bank/IMF DG's, In collaboration with the Debt Management Office (DMO) of Nigeria. confirming the authenticity of your debt origination from Nigeria (West Africa).

The money was approved to you and a payment approval certificate was also issued in your name, which makes you the legitimate beneficiary of the fund and the money is withdrawn from the Nigerian excess crude oil account, through the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

We have been authorized to release the funds to you with immediate effect, So we urge you to reconfirm your claim information's, for verification's, to enable us process your payment immediately, So that you can receive your funds, within the next three (3) working days, as mandated.

1. Your Full Names……….
2. Your Resident Address…………..
3. Your Cell/Phone Numbers………

Contact me though this e-mail: [ ] to enable us release the funds to you within 48-hours,as instructed by World Bank and IMF Executives.

Expecting your immediate response.

Yours Sincerely,

Mr.Daniel Okeke,
The International Remittance Officer,
United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)
Lagos, Nigeria.

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