Scammers often pose as bank officials who need your help in transferring money out of their home country. The example below, sent to thousands of random people around the world, claims to be from an official at the Hang Seng bank in Hong Kong. In reality, it’s from a scammer who is just trying to make contact with you so he can eventually pick your pocket.
From: Leung Wing Lok
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2015
Complement of the day,
I am Mr. Leung Wing Lok director of operations, Hang Seng Bank, Hong Kong. I have urgent and confidential business proposition involving transfer of $19,500,000.00 USD that will be of great benefit for both of us. I will give you more details as regards this transaction as soon as you notify me of your interest.
Please reply to my private email: Lwing622@outlook.com
Mr. Leung Wing Lok.
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