"Nationwide Bank PLC" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

Nationwide Bank PLC Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers

The fake "Nationwide Bank PLC" email below is an advance-fee 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 "Nationwide Bank PLC" Advance-Fee Scam

From: NWB TRANSIT ACC DEPT <onlinetransitacc@nwideb.com>

Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 at 10:23


From The Desk Of the Chief Financial Officer.


1 Kings Park Road, Moulton Park,

Northampton NN3 6NW,

EMAILS: remittanceunit@nwideb.com

DIRECT LINE: +44 758 879 1278

Fax: +44 844 774 7444

Dear N.Kaushalya Wijesinghe,


This is to inform you that your information has been confirmed and your clearance done and your winning funds is now ready to be transferred to your bank. All verification has been done, the telegraphic remittance process has been concluded and the funds is now available for immediate transfer into your nominated bank account.

Please note that this transaction will be cancelled after 72 business hours {Three Business Days} if you are not able to meet with our requirement and your winning funds will be returned to the Lottery Board. That means your winnings will be forfeited by you after 72 business hours from now if you do not set up your ONLINE TRANSIT ACCOUNT for the immediate transfer of

your funds to you. This is in accordance with section 13 (1)(n) of the international transfer act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3RD July 1996 by the constitutional assembly. We want you to understand that you need to make an initial deposit to enable us set up your account and proceed with the transfer of your winning funds.

The amount you are to deposit is 560 GBP (Five Hundred and Sixty Great British Pounds) which is equivalent to 125,500 LKR only. This amount must be paid by you before this bank will proceed with the setting up of your Online Transit Account and transfer of your winning funds to you.

ATTN: Please be informed that you are required to make this initial deposit because we cannot deduct it from your winning prize money to be transferred to you as we are supposed to do because of the HARD COVER INSURANCE POLICY placed on your funds by the donors which make it impossible for any individual, institution or authority to deduct a cent from it. And we have been given a strict instruction to transfer your prize money to you in its real and full value. We therefore advise that you kindly send the payment of 560 GBP (Five Hundred and Sixty Great British Pounds) which is equivalent to 125,500 (One Hundred and Twenty Five Thousand Rupees) via Payment instruction that will be given to you in our next correspondence upon your positive reply to this mail.

Note: And also be informed that as soon as you meet with our requirement and we receive confirmation and evidence of payment of the above charges, we will send you the online login and password to your account and you will be able to access your bank statement online and hence transfer your funds to your designated account by yourself using our online tools with our instructions and guidance and furthermore track the movement of your funds from our bank in the United Kingdom to your designated account in your country. The transfer of your funds to your account will commence immediately after payment of the Initial deposit and money will reflect in your nominated bank accounts within 24 hours.

Upon your response to this mail, we will give you direct instruction for payment of the initial deposit


While we await your response thank you for your time and urgent attention to these vital request as we are committed in delivering high quality banking services to suit your needs.

For further clarification, please contact the Chief Financial Officer of the Account Department on Direct Line: +447588791278



Nationwide Bank Plc U.K,

1 Kings Park Road, Moulton Park,

Northampton NN3 6NW,

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"Nationwide Bank PLC" Advance Fee Scams Being Sent by Online Scammers