Re-profiling Funds (Scam Warning)

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This is a typical bank scam message — in this case claiming to come from Taiwan — and it asks for your help in “re-profiling” certain funds. Sounds like a sophisticated business maneuver. Unfortunately the message is from a scammer, not a bank, and the only thing to be “re-profiled” is your wallet, by transferring its contents into the scammer’s pocket.

From: “Mr Wong Shiu Ki.”
Subject: RE
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2016

Dear Friend,

I am Mr. Wong Shiu Ki, an Account Officer with the International Bank of Taipei and I have a very sensitive and confidential brief for you from international bank of Taipei, Taiwan. I am requesting for your partnership in re-profiling funds I will give the details, but in summary, the funds are coming via Bank of Taipei Taiwan.

This is a legitimate transaction; you will be paid 30% for your Management Fees”. If you are interested, please write back and provide me with your confidential telephone and fax numbers, Country and I will provide further details and instructions. Please keep this confidential, as we can’t afford more political problems. Finally, please note that this must be concluded within two weeks. Please write back promptly to my private email: Please do not reply if you are not interested.

Please if you are not interested delete from your mailbox.
I look forward to it.
Mr Wong Shiu Ki.

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