Scam Emails and a bit of baiting


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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.

Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 22:50:10 +0100 (CET)

Capital One Bank
McLean, Virginia, USA
From The Desk of Richard Fairbank


Your payment has been approved and endorsed by the United Nation Organization
authorities, Your details information has been confirmed with the instruction
and approvals given from International Monetary Fund and Federal Bureau
Investigation (FBI, Washington DC, USA regards to the deposited of fund from
IMF, sum US$1,000,000.00. as full payment of your Compensation Funds.

Due to the incessant scam activities going around the globe, Federal Bureau
Investigation (FBI) and Homeland Security Director has instructed our Financial
Institution to use high Performance in Banking System set up Capital One Bank
Personal On-line Banking Account in your favor.

The sum of US$1,000,000.00 was deposited in our bank and we have been
instructed to pay you directly via personal on-line bank
The Management has resolved to open Personal On-line Banking Account for you
with our bank and then give you the on-line access which will enable you to
check and make electronics wire transfer out to any part of the world of your

We are going to have this account open in your name as soon as you reply to
this important e-mail and give you your new open account informations for your
record. Once we show you prove of fund by giving you the new Personal On-line
Account and your real account balance of US$1,000,000.00 which is your Part
payment of the full amount credited to you. We are only given you the benefit
of doubt by agreeing in showing you that we are capable of opening the new
account on your behalf and give you the full on-line access for your record.

Let us know that you agree and understand the important of this matter before
we go ahead and get this matter completed for you because we are professional
in handling international matters like this.

Kindly Submit the below information needed to enable us set your Capital One
Bank Personal On-line account.

Full Name:
Residential Address:
Phone Number:
Alternative E-mail Address (Optional):
Date of Birth:
Identification (Drivers License or State Identification)

Looking forward to your email response with above requirement.

Thank you for your patient.

Yours Sincerely
Richard Fairbank
(Chairman, President and CEO)
Capital One Bank

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