The "Suntrust Bank Nigeria" Advance-fee Scam

The "Suntrust Bank Nigeria" Advance-fee Scam

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The fake "Suntrust Bank Nigeria" email below is a scam. Recipients are asked to delete it and should not follow the instructions in it. The fake email is being sent by scammers who are attempting to trick their potential victims into sending them money or personal information. An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence trick. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster requires in order to obtain the large sum.

A "Suntrust Bank Nigeria" Advance-Fee Scam

From: Mr. Ayo Babatunde <ettore.cassani@alice.it>

Sent: Friday, March 8, 2019 6:13 AM



1 Oladele Olashore Street, off Sanusi Fafunwa

Street, Victoria Island 101241, Lagos.

Telephone: +234 802 681 2358

Telephone: +234 818 110 5473

Welcome to SunTrust Bank Operation Unit

Dear Our Valued Customer,


Thank you for contacting SunTrust Bank International Plc the foreign operation department, Sir the receipt of your mail was confirmed with your request information for the immediate transfer of your fund, However, we are pleased to inform you that your fund was deposited with our bank herein your name by the Nigerian Ministry of Finance in conjunction with the United Nations to transfer to you, also your fund has been legally approved by the Executive members of International Monitory Fund (IMF), and Bank of Africa Organization with other appropriate offices for the immediate transfer of your over due Inheritance fund to your nominated bank account, Also we are given you 100% assurance that this fund is real and legal and be informed that we are prepared to give you the best of services in this Honorable Bank with a guarantee that your Approved Fund will be wire to your bank account within 4 bank working days as soon as you complete all the transferring procedures because your payment file has been finally signed and approved which has also been submitted to this honorable bank for final transfer.

Sir, we just want to prove our credibility and sincerity to you and clear your mind out of doubt to enable you actualize your fund through Bank wire transfer without having any problem because this is a great gift and opportunity, so we advise you to abide and comply with our instructions to enable you receive your fund, Also the good news about your fund transfer is that The President of Nigeria( Mr. Muhammadu Buhari) has finally signed your fund release papers with our bank for a successfully transfer.

However, you would be required to fill complete the transfer form and provide to us all the necessary information stipulated on the form below and return back to us immediately to enable us proceed with the transfer of your Inheritance fund into your bank account without any delay

Your Full Name:

Your Contact Address:

Your Phone Number:

Your Age/Occupation:

Next of Kin Name & Address:


Scan copy of your Identification:

Bank Name:

Account Holders Name:

Bank Address:

Account Holders Name:

Bank Account Number:

Routine Number:

Swift Code:

Bank Phone Number:

We are waiting your immediate response with your information to enable this bank proceeds with the transfer of your fund and serve you better,also fine attached scan copy of my bank Identity card for prove. For quick response call: +234 802 681 2358 or email: bankofficefile@gmail.com .

Thank you for Choosing SunTrust Bank Plc.

Yours Faithfully,

Mr. Ayo Babatunde

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer

SunTrust Bank Nigeria Limited.

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The "Suntrust Bank Nigeria" Advance-fee Scam