Fake Emails From accountant.com Being Sent by Scammers

Fake Emails From accountant.com Being Sent by Scammers

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Over the past 6 years, we have received thousands of fake and phishing emails that appear to have been sent from accountant.com. The fake emails attempt to trick recipients into responding with their personal information by claiming they are lottery winners, inheritors of large sums of money, or they have just been randomly chosen to receive thousands of dollars from some celebrity, lottery winner or organization.

Therefore, recipients of emails like the one below, which request personal information and appears to have sent from accountant.com, are asked to delete them, and should never follow the instructions in them.

A Fake Email from accountant.com

De : UNITED BANK ENGLAND SECURITY accesub@accountant.com

Envoyé : 6 mars 2019 00:57

À : Francine Bertrand

Objet : Attn: Francine Bertrand, STANDING ORDER TO TRANSFER FUNDS

Attn: Francine Bertrand,


Internal memo report has referred to this department by Mr.Gareth And Catherine Bull,to proceed with the final transfer of funds £1,500,000.00 GBP to your nominated bank account, being the cash funds as approved in your name.

To enable us honor the payment instruction to your nominated bank account, we demand that you make available the following via email as a scanned copy or via fax +44-743-693-6316

* Proof Of identification

* Full Bank Details/Co-Ordinates { Including Bank Name, Account Number, IBAN Number, Swift /BIC Code,Account Holder And Bank Address}

You are advised to contact the bank with Program Administrator/Coordinator with the following details to avoid unnecessary delay and complications:


(1) Your Contact Address/Private Email Address

(2) Your Tel/Fax Numbers

(3) Your Nationality/Country

(4) Your Full Name

(5) Occupation/Company

(6) Age/Gender

(7) Ever Won An Online Lottery?

(8) Data of the bank which you want to transfer the funds

(9) A copy of your bank card the back and front attached

Kindly fill the verification and fund and funds release form and respond back to us.

Bank values your right to privacy! Your information is 100% secured and will be used exclusively for the purpose of this award only.

It is our normal banking practise, that we shall act within 24 banking hrs after receiving the required details from you the beneficiary of the funds, to enable us effect the transfer of the funds to your nominated bank account.

Please be informed that the transfer to your account shall take 48banking Hours

We advise your prompt action, as we are hopeful that we can use this medium to serve you efficiently


Mr. Wilfred Richmond

International Transfer,

United National Bank(UK)

19 Rolle Street, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1EZ

What is accountant.com?

There is no website at www.accountant.com; if you try to load it in your web browser nothing comes up. It seems accountant.com is only used for email services and it is possible the fake emails that appear to have been sent from them may have been spoofed or there is a scammer or cybercriminal abusing their email services.

If you want to view more fake and phishing email samples from accountant.com, please click here.

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  • July 1, 2019 at 1:40 AM by info

    FYI. I was asked by a guy, who said that he lives in US (info as below), to send an item I am listed for sale in a camera buy and sale platform here in Hong Kong. He said that he will pay for this item via bank to bank transfer. Here is the email that I received today.

    "Name:Tom Anthony

    Address:2151E Dublin Granville Road,

    Suite 210 Columbus, Ohio.


    Zip Code: 43229

    Phone: 19314929961

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    From: Scotia Bank <scotiabankonlinebankservice@accountant.com>

    Sent: Saturday, June 29, 2019 12:00 PM

    Subject: ***Online Swift Transfer Notification Payment From Scotia Bank***


    Woman with tulipsImage result for scotia bank letter head logoKids looking at magnifying glass



    We honour to inform you that we had receive the transfer of ( $4,178.00 HKD ) been paid to you by Anthony Morgan. for an Auction of item(s)including the shipping fee and the payment has been Processed and Consequently been Approved.

    Transaction ID: SNC630472HF

    Beneficiary Name: Wong Chi Lung

    Bank Name/Swift Code:


    Account Number:


    We have finished the procedure of the transferring of the full payment to your bank account but you have to ship out the item and send us the tracking number , for your shipment verification so that we can activate your bank account and the full payment of ( $4,178.00 HKD ) will be transfer to your account from Scotia ® Bank directly to your bank account.

    Information And Procedure For The Seller & Buyer

    This payment has belong to the Seller and He/She is expected to go ahead and ship out item {s} to the designated address of the Buyer and contact us with the Shipment Posting Receipt/Tracking Number so that we can verify the shipment information and also for us to activate and credit the money into your bank account.

    However , the payment will be credited and arrive into your account within 24-Hours immediately after you provide the shipment details to us and we are using this measure in order to protect both Seller and Buyer interest and to reduce the occurrence of fraudulent activities online.

    Online Banking

    Brian J. Porter

    President & Chief Executive Officer.



  • May 15, 2019 at 7:15 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Barclays Online [mailto:info.b-arclaysonline@accountant.com]

    Sent: 15 May 2019 10:17 AM

    Subject: Mail for BEVERLEY ANNE SAMANTHA STARR {£ 1,050,000 Pound}


    The information in this email is confidential and is intended solely for the addressee. Access to this e-mail by anyone else is unauthorized. If you are not the intended recipient do not reply to this email, we have received your personal information for the processing of your payment, you are therefore advised to view the attached certified bank draft issued in your name and revert back to us with the following details for swift transfer, bank name, bank address, account holder's name, account number, account type, swift code, a copy of your passport or driver's license.

    Yours Sincerely,

    Dr. Van Owen

    Foreign Operations Manager

    E-mail: forexbbvanowen@financier.com

    Fax, 44 (0) 20 7116 7665

    Financial Services Register number: 312078"


  • April 4, 2019 at 11:05 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded ----------

    Sender: Glenn Roberts <glenn.roberts12@hotmail.com>

    Date: Mar 31, 2019 1:42 AM



    Your fund's worth of $550,000.00 USD is now deposited with Kasikorn Bank Bangkok Thailand insured in your name. Due to the mix up of some numbers and names, we ask that you keep this award strictly from public notice until your claim has been processed and your money remitted to your account.

    This is part of our security protocol to avoid double claiming or unscrupulous acts by participants of this program. We hope with a part of you prize, To begin your claim, please contact Director of Foreign Account Transfer Department of Kasikorn Bank Bangkok Thailand, In person of Dr. Suhart Razak via the below email.

    Kasikorn Bank Bangkok Thailand ,Director of Remittance

    Head of Operation Kasikorn Bank Bangkok Thailand

    Web: https://www.kasikornbank.com

    E-mail: foreignwiretransferdepartment@accountant.com

    For due processing and remittance of your prize money to a designated account of your choice. Remember, all prize money must be claimed not later than 10TH APRIL 2019. After this date, all funds will be returned as unclaimed.

    NOTE: In order to avoid unnecessary delays and complications, please remember to quote your reference Reg. No. 199700735D in every one of your correspondences with your agent. Congratulations again from all our staff and thank you for being part of our promotions program.


    Dr. Glenn Robert-Woods

    Official Winners Selection Notice


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