Hot Scam Specifications:
Scam Type: 419 Scam
Fake Names: Dr. Mervyn King
Offer Type: Money Transfer
Transfer Amount: $5.5million
Storyline: He claims to be from Apex Bank or Central Bank of UK, saying that you have a controversial inheritance payment of $5.5 million. The “good news” is that the funds are now invested in the Defunct Northern Rock Bank…
Scammer Location: Claims to be UK
Scammer Email: drmervynking@Londonbanks.com
I think what he is trying to do is to assume that you have been ripped off in another similar 419 scams from the above “banks”, and that the “top officials” dealing in your case were sacked. Now that this “new guy” is in control, he is trying to re-issue the money to you… or trying to rip you off again.
TRY HARDER NEXT TIME, MERV!
> Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2007 04:37:55 -0600
> From: Mervyn King <drmervynking@Londonbanks.com>
> To: undisclosed-recipients:;
> Subject: RE; PAYMENT OF YOUR FUNDS AT LAST. (MERRY XMAS)
> RE; PAYMENT OF YOUR FUNDS AT LAST. (MERRY XMAS)
> Compliments of the season to you, as i wish you all the
> blessings of
> the New Year. I am Dr. Mervyn King, the head of Bank of
> England, also
> called the Central bank of UK, being the APEX bank here.
> I am writing
> you to inform you that a we have references to your file
> concerning your
> incomplete Payment Plan. We have documents relating to
> your controversial
> inheritance payment of $5.5 Million Only.
> Records shows your unfruitful efforts to claim such funds
> failed promises from bank officials and government
> agencies. In view of
> this, i wish to give you a sign of relief as we recently
> discovered that your
> funds were invested in the Defunct Northern Rock Bank.
> According to
> investigations, only the sum of $5 Million dollars was
> invested in the
> bank, and a profit of 5 hundred thousand dollars was
> released from the
> investment, making your total payout to be $5.5 Million.
> Principal Sum invested + profit yielded) = (Five Million
> Five Hundred
> Thousand Dollars only). We got to know about all these
> after top
> officials of the bank were sacked.
> CAUTION :
> The funds would be paid out to you, but only after proper
> that you are the rightful beneficiary of the funds.
> You are therefore required to fill the below form for
> immediate payment
> processing and possible release before the end of the
> PAYMENT REPROCESSING FORM.
> NAME OF BENEFICIARY
> ADDRESS OF BENEFICIARY
> TELEPHONE NUMBER(S) OF BENEFICIARY
> OCCUPATION/POSITION HELD AT WORK.
> AGE AND MARITAL STATUS.
> ** Please, give a brief explanations of your recent and
> past efforts to
> claim your funds, and let us know the charges/fees you
> have so far paid
> without a fruitful efforts. You are also warned to stop
> your present
> and future communication with those you have been dealing
> with in the
> past, as i am the only one with the full authority to
> claim the funds.
> Thank you.
> Dr. Mervyn King.