Warning: Another phishing email, but it's not a Nigerian prince this time.
I received the below message (copied directly from the email) on Wed 01/02/2023 from Mr. Gabriel Frimpong <[email protected]> It's clearly phishing and I have reported it to Microsoft (as it was sent to one of my outlook/hotmail accounts) as well as the FCA and NCSC. I shall of course not be responding to this and have deleted it, but thought you should all know.
contacting you with great confidence. My name is Gabriel Frimpong. I am a
banker and a regional manager of a bank. I am 54 years old. I have put together
a financial transaction that will benefit you and I.
head of financial control, it is my duty to send a financial report to my head
office at the end of each annual general meeting.
At the end
of the 2022 Annual General Meeting, the branch where I am in charge of
financial control received a special profit of [US$7,500,000.00] and I have
since deposited this fund without any beneficiary in what we call "escrow
head of financial control of the bank, I cannot connect directly to the fund
and that is the reason I have contacted you so that you can receive the fund
into your bank account for both of us to share based on our agreed percentage.
will be shared 50% for you and 50% for me. This excess profit is due to the
over-payment of invoices made in my branch over the past years.
I want you
to stand as the original depositor of this fund so that my bank can transfer
the fund into your designated bank account.
As soon as
I receive your response indicating your interest, I will forward more details
about this deal to you so that we can move to the next step.
follow my instructions smoothly, then there is 100% guarantee that the fund
will be transferred successfully to any bank account of your choice. I will
guide you to the successful end of this transaction.
I am waiting
to hear from you as soon as you read this mail.
Thanks, and remain blessed.
Mr. Gabriel Frimpong.
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