BankUnited Bank USA Account Update Advance Fee Scam

The fake "BankUnited Bank USA Account Update" 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 by impersonating someone else. An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and one of the most common types of confidence tricks. 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.

BankUnited Bank USA Account Update Advance Fee Scam

The BankUnited Bank USA Account Update Scam

From: central security clearing system -

Sent: Sat, Dec 12, 2020 9:03 am

Subject: Your Online Bank Account Update With Bank United

Department of the Treasury's

Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Treasury Building 1500,

Pennsylvania Avenue,

NW Washington, D.C., U.S


This is to officially inform you that the U.S CENTRAL SECURITY CLEARING SYSTEM have approved and Re-Deposited your $10.5 Million into the online government instructed paying bank, (BankUnited Bank USA ). which is concerned with all financial and monetary matters relating to the federal government, to transfer your Inheritance/compensation Sum worth :$10.5 Million to your designated bank account via ONLINE BANKING process as you have really faced much hitch trying to get your fund from the United Nations and other offices/ banks via bank to bank wire transfer, ATM Cards and maybe cheques . The USA government does not want this to continue, So the reason why the instruction was given to this honorable bank to get your fund to you successfully this time.

With regards to the above, you will be required to get back to us with your complete and correct Personal/Account details so we can proceed with the online account opening and transfer process. This process will take a few hours just so you know. In-fact less than 6 hours to get to your bank account once it's been set up. Do get back to us with your Full banking/personal information so we can proceed.

Reconfirm your personal info and full banking details to enable (BankUnited Bank USA ) commence with your online Funds transfer.

Full Name:................

House Address:.............

Cell Phone Number...............

Bank Name:.......................

Account Name:.............

Bank Address:............

Account Number:...............

Account Routing Number:...............

Account Swift Code:....................

Bank phone Number:............

Do reply to this email to the below email address only.


This is urgent and should be treated as such.

Rex Wilson

Financial Adviser


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  • December 18, 2020 at 2:58 AM by an anonymous user from: Santa Clara County, Sunnyvale, California, United States

    That is not the only name that will be showing up on the scam. Another name in the header is but it still says Rex Wilson in the closing and the same phone number.

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BankUnited Bank USA Account Update Advance Fee Scam