Yet another phishing attempt – this time, an ATM card with 5 million on it! That would take me 28 years withdrawing $500 per day to get all the money, and that’s not accounting for any interest that would accumulate over the years : ) Scam is posted below.
OFFICE OF THE SENATE HOUSE
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT
(RESOLUTIONPANEL ON CONTRACT PAYMENT)
FILE CODE #: ATM/LAG/NG11985688001
IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF YOUR INHERITANCE FUND VIA ATM SWIFT CARD.
In close consultation with the World Bank, IMF and the European Union (EU), this is to notify you of your enlistment as a beneficiary of a recent Debt Management and Settlement Forum organized on the status of global arrangement to have your beneficiary fund settled once and for all. Of course, In the hope that you must have been aware of the past financial leakages in the European foreign inheritance payment system, and frustrations associated there from in your last attempt to claim the fund, wherein fund beneficiaries (like your self) was subjected to unnecessary bureaucratic bottlenecks in lieu of claiming funds due them.
The World Body, having solicited and received the cooperation of Nigerian Presidency, in harmonizing the sequence of payments of your INHERITANCE FUND VIA ATM SWIFT CARD, have discovered from records of outstanding foreign inheritance fund beneficiaries due them, that your name and payment has been with held and remain unpaid as a result of such bottleneck. On the prompting of this finding, I wish to officially notify you that Already, a total amount of US$500 Million has been provided to the bank for this purpose and it is on first come first serve. With this arrangement, I wish to inform you that AFRIBANK PLC has been instructed to issue in your name an ATM Cash Card with the valued amount of US$5.3M. In sending the INHERITANCE FUND VIA ATM SWIFT CARD to you, please note that it is without Prejudice to your original inheritance sum. Rather, it is a stop-gap payment arrangement put in place by the World Body to on the one hand ensure that you receive part of your fund, while on the other hand ensure that the process is smooth and without any form of stress whatsoever, whereas a comprehensive arrangement shall be made in future to pay off the remaining fund due you.
However, we are worried with the counter information received from one Mr. Fred Smith, purporting to be from your directive, with express instruction to activate the ATM Cash Card for release of fund to his name a bank account in the “Cayman Islands” Obviously, we are hesitant to honor this instruction as it were, and would request that you clarify same upon your contact with AFRIBANK PLC . In addition to that, you should provide the bank with the following details to forestall any mistake of issuing the ATM Card with the wrong information already submitted by Mr. Fred Smith. The only way to withdraw funds is by using this ATM card.
(1) Your full names, address, phone, fax and Cell numbers (up to date) for ease of contact
(2) Beneficiary name for activation of your ATM CARD.
(3) Social Security Number
Believing that this INHERITANCE FUND VIA ATM SWIFT CARD will suit your condition and expectations, we will therefore request for your expedited response to avoid any more delay. Your response should be directed to AFRIBANK NIGERIA , Attention: Mrs.Caro Ogo ; Deputy General Manager through her official email address:firstname.lastname@example.org Your file reference code for your payment is ATM/LAG/NG11985688001and should be quoted in your contact mail to the bank otherwise the bank will not recognize/process your ATM Swift Payment.
Senator David Mark
New Senate President Federal Republic OF Nigeria