From: Personal Banking and Online Banking | HSBC UK <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 19 April 2017 at 00:45 Subject: Fact Finding
We are authorized by World Bank and International Monetary Fund in fact finding. We have received your pending payment from our ordering contractor Bank.
Our Department was initiated to detect fraud/funds delay/impersonation of Government Officials. Secondly, we are mandated to settle foreign debts/fraud victims/Un-paid beneficiaries to satisfactory in other to maintain peace in the world at large. You are being contacted by this office today because through our investigations, we discovered that you are a victim of fraud/funds delay. Note that we also confirmed that you have not met all statutory requirements in respect of your pending payment.
While your file for fund release is on process, we received a note that is suspected to be another impersonation /fraud attempt on your fund which your urgent attention is highly needed for clarification.
Please clarify the following:
1. Did you authorize one Mr. Sato Seino of Singapore to claim and receive the payment on your behalf?
2. Did you accept him the current beneficiary?
3. By alleged “ transaction” between you and Mr. Sato Seino is it in agreement between both of you that payment should be directed to: Account Name: Sato Seino. A/C Number: 117-182-5382-8; Bank Name: Standard Chartered Bank, Central Hong Kong. Swift code: SCBLHKHH.
You are urgently required to reconfirm to us if you authorized this variance, to enable us advice our clients accordingly. And please note that we are to recognize Mr. Sato Seino claim to this payment if you fail to prompt this enquiry.
Your immediate compliance to this will expedite actions on your Payment because here in this office, we have a lot of listed victims to be settled. Please maintain topmost secrecy until you most have received your fund. The above requirement qualifies you for final remittance process.
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