Skye Bank PLC email scam

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Dear Valued Customer,

The Skye Bank Plc: is a finance company based here in Nigeria; we represent some African governments to offset their debts that have arrived from contract jobs, inheritance, and major trade funds. These countries include Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cameroun, and South Africa etc.

I would want you to know and understand that I do not know you in person neither have I in anyway transacted with you before but I am contacting you on the information given to me by the governing body of this bank and in reference to the enabling act of the World Bank/ IMF payment prerequisites.

Presently, I have your email address on my file for immediate PAYMENT CONTACT, which was approved by the accountant general, as all claims for this quarter of the fiscal year approved are paid out through our bank.

You are required to contact, Senior Manager, Currency Control Unit/Remittance for your claims. You are advised to attach to your email with the below information to enable the completion of your fund wire transfer:

Beneficiary’s Full name:

Please Contact:

Mr. Akowonjo Jones
Senior Manager: Remittance/Currency Control Unit,
For: Skye Bank Plc,

We are very sorry for the delay on proceed please accept our apologies.

Yours Faithfully

Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson
Secretary to: Foreign Operations
For: Skye Bank Plc

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Originating ISP: VietNam Post and Telecom Corporation
City: Ho Chi Minh City
Country of Origin: Vietnam

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