]]>Hot Scam Specifications:

Scam Type: 419 Scam
Fake Names: Dr. Robert Vivian Crago
Offer Type: Inheritance Funds
Transfer Amount: Not mentioned.
Storyline: Get a Swift Credit Card to withdraw your Inheritance Funds
Scammer Location: Maybe Nigeria, Ghana, Togo or UK
Scammer Email: bank@antony.ro

We have another similar scam, except that they are using “MasterCard”. The email explains a lot of unnecessary details about the “background”, which we are still confused and do not know what they are trying to say except that we need to use their credit card to withdraw some “inheritance funds”.

When it doesn’t make sense, you can safely ignore mails esp. when they have the following words/phrases in them:
Inheritance Funds, Nigeria/Africa,

From: LONDON SCOTTISH BANK [mailto:bank@antony.ro]
Sent: Monday, August 27, 2007
Subject: Swift Credit Card Payment System

Swift Credit Card Payment System
Committee Foreign Payments officer
Foreign Remittance Department
London Scottish Bank.{LSB}
Mobile: +44 794 494 4619

Attention: Honorable Beneficiary / contractor,

Going by series of petition received from International Body on the way your inheritance fund was handled by some correspondence office after Extensive close door meeting with Board of Directors and other Stakeholders in the Government, Subcommittees of the House Of Assembly and the House of Rep, republic of Ghana, Nigeria, Togo with all the African Banks have come to appoint London Scottish Bank to made payment to Beneficiary and contractor, It was Resolved and Agreed upon that your inheritance Fund would be released on a special method of payment, which tag Name Reads SWIFT CREDIT CARD. This method of payment is designed by the Government to avert fraud perpetration or stoppage of fund by Some Agencies either through Anti Terrorist Certificate or other certificates, this Swift Credit Card would be issued to you upon meeting with the Bank Requirement, and this office has Been Mandated to take charge of the Issuance of the SWIFT CREDIT CARD.

And that your inheritance payment files should be passed to my desk for clarification after the meeting with the entire Banks in Africans, Nigeria N.N.P. C. Government and Togo, Ghana, all the African country, Now London Scottish Bank have start making the payment with ATM CARD Upon Certification that your file is ok. This Office would direct you on how to receive your over due inheritance fund via SWIFT CREDIT CARD.
The SWIFT CREDIT CARD would be delivered to you via Courier In the light of this afore mentioned; you are required to furnish this office with the following information below.

Your Full Name:
Your Address:
Contact Telephone and Fax number:
The name of your next of kin and your date of Birth.

This Information would be used in opening of an account here .It is from here that the ATM would be used in issuance of The SWIFT CREDITS CARD in your favor with the Credit card Number and all your information inserted into the card. Upon completion of this issuance of the Credit Card, It would be send to you via Courier to your residential address you can call this office as soon as you get this fax for more information you need to know, Urgently furnish this office with your Contact information in order to reconfirm if it’s in line with the one contained in our payment data.

Be informed that your fund has been called back and it’s now in a suspense account here in Our Bank. A new Account has to be opened in your Name before the Swift Credit Card is issued. Waiting for an urgent response call this office as soon as you get this massage

Yours Faithfully.
Dr. Robert Vivian Crago.
Swift Credit Card Payment System
Committee Foreign Payments officer