The following email scam had an attachment added to the email. This email scam comes from the following email addresses firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com,
The email had the following content.
This development came up after due verification of your unpaid Contract/Inheritance Fund
Do read the enlcosed message and reply ASAP.
The attachment “message from egobia.rtf” file had the following content. We don’t recommend you open these attachments as they can be hosts to viruses and trojans.
NAME: UNION TOGOLAISE DE BANQUE (U.T.B)
SUBJECT: FINAL NOTIFICATION OF PAYMENT
Union Togolaise De Banque (U.T.B), Lome, Republic of Togo is making an inquiry of Mr. Wilhelm Andrea Visser whose photograph appears below; he came to our office with his Lawyer claiming that you gave them Power of Attorney, authorizing them to change your bank details to Credit Lyonnais Bank, Luxembourg, A/C No: 432295, A/C Name: W.A. Visser; after we had received instruction to credit your bank account to the tune of US$10.5 Million (Ten Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars).
This development came up after due verification of your unpaid Contract/Inheritance Fund.
It is further stated in the Power of Attorney that you are hospitalized and can no longer follow up with your long over due payments. If you have not given them any Power of Attorney, please furnish us with your full names, address, age, occupation, cell phone/fax numbers.
Furthermore, investigation shows that perfect arrangements to divert your funds has been stopped, hence, you are hereby advised as a matter of necessity to KEEP THIS INFORMATION CONFIDENTIAL, until we successfully transfer your payment to you without delay.
Urgent attention is needed as this exercise has been mandated for only 7 banking days. Be guided. Failure to comply with this directive, we shall remit the Funds to Credit Lyonnais Bank, Luxembourg.
Always quote this SECURITY CODE: UTB – CP55120, whenever you are writing us or replying our letters to avoid scam.
Mr. Stanley K. Egobia
Senior Account Officer (UTB)
UNION TOGOLAISE DE BANQUE
Boîte postale : BP 359 Lomé, Togo