The fake "U.S Bank Financial Center" email below is an advance-fee scam used by scammers and who may be impersonating someone or an organization. This 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.
The "U.S Bank Financial Center" Advance-fee Scam
From: email@example.com - firstname.lastname@example.org on behalf of U.S Bank Financial Center email@example.com
Sent: Monday, April 1, 2019 3:29 AM
Subject: We have decided to bring a solution to your problem
U.S Bank Financial Center
1349 W Peachtree St Nw, #1050
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
To Your Attention Beneficiary
We the management of this U.S Bank hereby inform you that we have verified your contract file and found out why you have not received your fund is because you have not fulfilled the obligations given to you in respect of your fund.
secondly we have been informed that you are still dealing with the none officials in the bank all your attempt to secure the release of the fund to you. we wish to advice you that such an illegal act like this have to stop if you wishes to receive your fund.
We have decided to bring a solution to your problem, right now we have arranged your payment through our swift card payment center, this card center will send you an ATM card which you will use to withdraw your money in any ATM machine in any part of the world, but the maximum is Fifteen thousand United States dollars per day, so if you like to receive your fund this way please let us know and also send the following information.
1) your full name (2) your phone and fax number (3) address were you want us to send the ATM card and your nearest airport, also indicate if you wish to receive payment either by wire transfer to your account or by the ATM card.
the ATM card payment center has been mandated to issue out US$8,300,000.00 million US Dollars} as part payment for this fiscal year 2019. also for your information you have to stop any further communication with any other person(s) or office(s). this is to avoid any hitches in finalizing the release of the fund to you. email back as soon as you receive this important message for further direction in this regards and also update me on any development.
Richard K. Davis.
Executive Chairman and President of U.S.Bank