Check Scams, Debt Collection scams and other financial scams.
#8635 by Ralph Tue Mar 31, 2009 5:33 am
Here we have another scam email forwarded by one of our visitors

There's a few things that identify it as a scam immediately
It is not addressed to anybody
A well known bank using a @yahoo email address
The phone number is a UK redirect number, rarely used by anybody other than scammers

You could also do a search on various deatils in the email
First, the email address Click Here

Normally a search on the opening line will often show some proof and if not another line from the email, in this case nothing comes up yet, it just goes to show that it's a new script and all the better to post :wink:

Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 13:27:53 -0700
> From: [email protected]
> To:
> Dear Customer,
> Your online account is accessible, this means you can LOGIN into your new acount with the username and member ID given to you . However, the account will not be active until you have paid the initial deposit requirement of $US1,050 (One Thousand and Fifty United State Dollars)into the account giving to you.
> As soon as the Bank receives the account opening minimum deposit, it would be deposited back into your account to activate it. It is upon the activation we will issue your new transfer pin code that will enable you transfer to any account of your choice
> Please be informed that User Name and Member ID are case sensitive. Do not disclose your account login and Member ID to any third party. Our bank staffs will never request for your account login details and if anyone request for that whosoever, do not disclose it. Barclays Bank will not be liable for any theft of account information resulting from careless disclosure of account logins by Customers to third parties.
> You can send the initial minimum deposit requirement to our account activation officer through Bank transfer to expedite the activation of the account..
> Here is the Bank Account once again:
> AMOUNT: US$1,050
> Thanks Once again for contacting our bank.
> Regards,
> Hon.Harris Brown
> Barclays Bank Plc
> 1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HP
> London United Kingdom
> Tel: (44) 7035-956-375
> Fax: (44) 7006-045-524
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> This message and any attachments may be confidential and intended solely for the addressee(s). If you receive this message in error, please delete it immediately and notify the sender. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any unauthorized use, copying or dissemination is prohibited. Barclays Bank Plc shall not be liable for the message if altered, changed or falsified.
Last edited by Ralph on Tue Mar 31, 2009 7:11 am, edited 1 time in total.

#8637 by Ralph Tue Mar 31, 2009 6:01 am
You Know, I thought the script looked familiar but figured it must have been rewritten with the new address.

So many different scam emails etched into the noggin :lol:

I do wonder why google isn't picking it up yet, it should be by now and I searched before posting again too :(

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