This 419 scam uses fake Ecobank name. If you landed on this page… bingo, if you received something like below, it is a scam mail.

All Caps, that is a rude, scammer.

Woah, its $950k, I am going to pee in my pants… lol

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Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 22:03:32 +0800
From: officefille200042@yahoo.com.ph
Subject: ECO BANK PLC NOTICE BOARD,
To:

FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT
TREASURY BILLS & BOUND
ADDRESS 505 MISSEBO- WALTON HALL,
TRADE FAIR BALONGUN.
Phone Number 21159557/ Tel-Fax 98 28 66 741

ECO BANK PLC NOTICE BOARD,

I AM MANAGER ROBERT NMA, I WRITE TO BRING TO YOUR NOTICE THAT I WAS APPOINTED AS THE NEW BANK MANAGER OF ECO BANK PLC AND AS I RESUME FULL WORK 08 OCTOBER/10/2011 I FOUND YOUR TRANSACTION FILE AND THAT YOUR TRANSFER IN THE BANK BOUNDED ACCOUNT HAS NOT BEEN EFFECTED TO YOU SINCE THE PAST YEARS AND AS I HAVE THE NEW PROJECT AT HAND, I HAVE FORWARD YOUR PAYMENT FILE TO OUR FOREIGN TRANSFER UNIT TO LOOK INTO YOUR FILE AND HAVE YOUR PENDING TRANSACTION WITH THE BANK COMPLETED TO YOUR BANK ACCOUNT IN YOUR COUNTRY.

AFTER THE OFFICIAL MEETING WITH THE BOARD OF FOREIGN TRANSFER UNIT THIS MORNING,IT WAS APPROVED THAT YOUR TOTAL DUE SUM OF $950,000.00 IN THE BANK BOUNDED ACCOUNT SHOULD BE WIRE TRANSFERD INTO YOUR OVER SEE ACCOUNT .

TO CARRY OUT THIS TRANSFER, THE FOREIGN TRANSFER BOARD HAS OUTLINE THAT FIRST YOU MUST BECOME AN ACCOUNT HOLDER WITH THIS BANK AND THIS SIMPLY MEANS THAT YOU HAVE TO OPEN A NON-RESIDENTIAL ACCOUNT WITH THIS BANK TO ENABLE THE FOREIGN TRANSFER UNIT BE ABLE TO REMIT YOUR DEPOSITED FUND IN THE BANK BOUNDED ACCOUNT INTO YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THIS BANK BEFORE WE CAN BE ABLE TO TRANSFER THE TOTAL MONEY IN THIS YOUR ACCOUNT TO YOUR OVERSEA ACCOUNT THERE IN YOUR COUNTRY.

TO OPEN A NON-RESIDENTIAL ACCOUNT WITH THIS BANK WILL COST YOU JUST $90USD only FOR YOU TO BECOME AN ACCOUNT HOLDER WITH THIS BANK.
a)THE BANK CHARGE YOU $60.00 USD TO OPEN A NON RESIDENTIAL ACCOUNT FOR YOU.

b)AND YOU MUST HAVE A BALANCE OF AT LEAST $30.00USD IN THIS YOUR NON-RESIDENTIAL ACCOUNT WITH THIS BANK BEFORE WE CAN BE ABLE TO CREDIT YOUR FUND FROM THE BANK BOUNDED ACCOUNT INTO YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THIS BANK IN READINESS FOR THE TRANSFER TO YOUR OVERSEAS ACCOUNT.

THE FOREIGN TRANSFER UNIT HAS APPOINTED AN ACCOUNT OFFICE WHO WILL OPEN THE NON-RESIDENTIAL ACCOUNT FOR YOU ONCE YOU COMPROMISE AND SEND THE OPEN ACCOUNT FEE TO HIS INFORMATION BELOW. IT HAS BEEN RECOMMENDED THAT YOU SHOULD USE YOUR ACCOUNT OFFICE NAME AND DETAILS BELOW AND SEND THE OPEN ACCOUNT CHARGE OF $90 VIA WESTERN UNION NOW SO AS TO SPEED UP THE RATE OF PICK UP AND THE IMMEDIATE TRANSFER BE CONDUCTED TO YOU IMMEDIATELY WITHOUT FURTHER DELAY. ACCOUNT OFFICE DETAILS.

RECEIVER NAME============== TANSI JOHN OBIEDO
COUNTRY====================BENIN REPUBLIC
CITY=========================COTONOU
TEST QUESTION TO BE USED=====TAG
ANSWER======================PIN

AFTER YOU SEND THE OPEN ACCOUNT CHARGE $90 GET BACK TO US WITH THE MTCN AND AS WELL AS YOUR ACCOUNT INFORMATION WHERE THE TRANSFER SHALL BE CONDUCTED TO YOU AS STATED BELOW.

Full names……………
Address…………….
Country……………
Telephone and Fax numbers……………
Occupation……………
Yours ID or your drivers license ……………
Bank name and address……………
Bank account number……………
claimer Signature…………….
Date……………

YOURS IN SERVICE,
THE MANAGER,
ECO BANK PLC
MD.ROBERT NMA
EMAIL; eco.bank7333@rocketmail.com

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