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Scam Of The Week – $10.8m from Barclays..

Yes, I know these mails go out to all and sundry, but I can’t help being amused that me, of all people still get them. You’d think that whoever sends them would be a little more targeted.

Still, when one makes it through my spam filter, I can’t help but be intrigued.. So, here’s a good one courtesy of Barclays Bank, who still use Yahoo as an email address provider it seems…

BARCLAYS BANK OF UK

Barclays Bank PLC

1 Churchill Place

London, E14 5HP,United Kingdom

http://www.barclays.co.uk

Dear Customer,

We at this bank wish to congratulate and inform you that after thorough Review of your Inheritance/Contract funds transfer release documents in Conjunction with the Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund Assessment report, your payment file was forwarded to us for immediate Transfer of a part-payment US$10,800,000.00 to your designated bank account From their offshore account with us.

The Audit reports given to us shows that you have been going through hard Times by paying a lot of money to see to the release of your funds, which Has been delayed by some dubious officials.

We therefore advice that you stop further communication with any Correspondences outside this office since you do not have to pay any money or fee to receive your funds as you have met up with the whole funds Transfer requirements.

The only thing required from you is to obtain the Non-Residential Clearance Form to enable us credit your account directly by telegraphic Transfer or through any of our corresponding banks and send copies of the Funds transfer release documents to you and your bankers for confirmation.

Should you follow our directives, your funds will be credited and reflect In your bank account within five (5) bank working days from the day you Obtain this Non-Residential Clearance Form.

For further details and assistance on this Remittance Notification, kindly Forward your FULL CONTACT ADDRESS, TELEPHONE and FAX NUMBERS directly to our  Office of Barclays bank Manager .:

E-mail; barclays.bankplclondonuk66@gmail.com

Office: barclays.bankplcuk279@gmail.com

Branch:barclays_bankplcuk@yahoo.com

Direct Phone Number +447024060910

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  1. sirplus
    February 25, 2010 at 20:40

    I just got one.

    Mine was genuine whereas it’s obvious that yours is a fraud. I say this because because they had reduced the amount to 2.8 million and removed the G email accounts and in fact the header says from Barclays, its obviously not been spoofed or anything because there’s just no way someone would do that.

    In fact it is so obviously genuine now, that of course I sent them everything they ask for and wait eagerly for their demand for hundreds to thousands which of course I will gladly pay before receiving my millions, or was that billions. Whatever they write I believe it.
    🙂

  2. G T :)
    April 20, 2011 at 11:17

    I’d love to send THEM something ………………………. :0)

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