Fake "EFG Bank Thailand" Emails Being Sent by Scammers

Fake EFG Bank Thailand Emails Being Sent by Scammers

I keep receiving these fake "EFG Bank Thailand" emails being sent my online scammers who think they can trick me into sending them money for some fake service. Please be careful when you are asked to send money or personal information online. Scammers or cybercriminals are stealing people's money or personal information by promisng them large sums of money, employment, or they are threaten with legal action.

A Fake "EFG Bank Thailand" Email

Date: Friday, May 24, 2019, 2:37 PM

From: EFG Bank Thailand <infobanking@efgbk.com>

International Remittance Department

EFG Bank Thailand

10 Lumpini Road Siam ,Bangkok, 10200 Thailand


24 Hours Service Line +66-624-189-460


The due date to claim your prize has already elapsed and your prize officially terminated.However we applied for an extension on your behalf and send your documents to the Interior and finance ministry. The documents sent include the payment slip you made for the government stamp duty fee and they said it is not legible .Kindly resend the copy of the slip so that we can get you an extension for you to be able to have enough time to come to Thailand and make the payment for the clearance certificate. Thank you for your understanding.

Customer satisfaction is our first priority. If you have any questions or suggestions please feel free to contact us. We love to hear from our customers


Mr Shinwat Sompon ( Foreign Operation Manager)

International Remittance Department.

EFG Bank Thailand

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  • November 15, 2019 at 4:47 PM by an anonymous user from: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

    I got this same email so thanks for sharing. I knew it was too good to be true, bl**dy scammers!

  • October 1, 2019 at 6:32 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: EFG Bank International <info.desk@access-efgonline.com>

    Sent: Friday, September 27, 2019 2:09 PM

    Subject: Welcome to EFG Bank International.


    Welcome to EFG Bank International. A concise banking institution with a global perspective. Our unique service in the European and world market speaks volume of how keen we hold our greatest assets (customers) in high regards. There are a whole lot of products and services that we offer, which in the long run is a far higher edge than our contemporaries in the financial market, and even in the face of the current financial distress pervading world market, we are way ahead and still waxing stronger in financial circles.

    We have confirmed the instructions from Mr. Manuel Franco and his attorney, instructing you to open an online account in your name, and to transfer your approved grant funds of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00 USD) to you within the next five (5) working days. Our online account opening will enable us to immediately make any further transfer of your money to your designated personal bank account in your country, i.e you are required to set up a Non-Resident Online/Offshore account with our Bank..


    Types of account available for this transaction.

    Personal Savings Account: This account requires a minimum opening deposit of €200.00 EUR which is equivalent to $221.00 USD and this account can handle a maximum transfer of €550,000.00 within one month.

    Classic Account: This account requires a minimum opening deposit of €285.00 EUR which is equivalent to $315.00 USD and this account can handle a maximum transfer of €1,500,000.00 within one month.

    Business (Current) Account: This account requires a minimum opening deposit of €400.00 EUR which is equivalent to $442.00 USD and this account can handle a maximum transfer of €10,000,000.00 and above within one month.

    Account opening form section.

    EFG Bank International online account opening form.

    To proceed with your new online account setup, please follow our secure portal by holding your (Ctrl) button on your computer and click here on Online account opening form and you will be redirected automatically to our secured online account opening page immediately, please complete the application form online.

    Please do not input any sensitive information such as password or your credit card information's on your account opening form as instructed by the Supreme Court.


    Security:The EFG Bank will not send emails to customers requesting security or confidential details, such as membership numbers, pass-codes or memorable word information. If you receive such an email, do not reply to it or follow any links within it to websites claiming to be EFG Online Banking. We will, however, send emails to customers with details of products and services that we feel will be of interest. Any links within these emails will only take customers to product and service information pages and not to any page where you will be asked to log-in. Further advice can be found on the Security section of the Personal Banking website.

    Personal Banking website:The EFG Group does not accept responsibility for any loss arising from unauthorized access to, or interference with, any Internet communications by any third-party. Replies to this email may be monitored by the EFG Group for operational or business reasons.


    EFG Bank International.

    35, St. Zachary Street - VLT

    1132 La Valletta

    Tel: 356 277 82 717 / 356 277 82 719

    Email: info.desk@access-efgonline.com"

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