Tuesday, November 18, 2008

I Get E-Mail!

Another stupid email scam. Unbelievable!

Reply-To: monastic1@live.com
From: "Monastic Financial Security Company S.L" yb@yb.com.tw
Subject: Re: Your Winning Payment
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 23:16:25 -0800

I am Joe Wright Managing Director, Corporate Services Division and Head of Swift Transfer Unit of Monastic Financial Security Company S.L, London UK. We wish to inform you that your winning fund was deposited in our vault.

That You were among the winners of an INTERNATIONAL PROMOTION PROGRAM. Participants were selected through a computer ballot system drawn from 2,500,000 email addresses of individuals and companies from all part of the world.

We are pleased to inform you that we have verified every aspect of your winning payment of US$3,000, 000, 00 and have submitted a written report to the Lottery Team and also validated your Winning payment and shall commence transfer of payment upon receiving your confirmation because there are mixed up in your payment details.


1. Did you at any point transfer your claim to one Mr. Fernandez Gomez whose bank name and account number is written below, to claim and receive the payment on your behalf?

2. His claim was backed with a "Deed of Agreement" in his favor thereby indicating the fund destination to the following account. Account name Mr. Fernandez Gomez, Bank name: H. S. B.C
3. Account No 6179172979 You are required to as a matter of urgency confirm the legitimacy of the above claim and the reason for such change.

Please confirm to us immediately via as any delay could result to the call back of the accrued interest payment to the treasury account.

We await your response

Yours Sincerely,
Mr. Joe wright
For: Monastic Financial Security Company S.L,
London UK

Phone:+44 703 197 1997
Fax: +44 871 503 2596
E-mail: monastic1@live.com

I am intrigued by the "via" in the last paragraph. "Via" what, I ask?
And just who is this "Fernandez Gomz" that is trying to make off with MY MONEY?

1 comment:

Matthew Fedder said...

I'd be tempted to write back and confirm that it is correct (from a single-use email address, of course :) )