Report: #396595

Complaint Review: Citi Bank

  • Submitted: Mon, December 01, 2008
  • Updated: Mon, December 01, 2008
  • Reported By: london Other
  • Citi Bank
    London, Other
    United Kingdom

Citi Bank Plc sent me an SCAM email saying i won the UK NATIONAL LOTTERY for 1,000,000 pounds London Other

*Author of original report: concern

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Direct Tel: +44 70457 25427

Dear Customer,

You are welcome to CITI BANK LONDON. The payment Bank for UK NATIONAL LOTTERY ONLINE PROMO. We are pleased to be at your service. We are Regulated and Stipulated by the Financial Service Authority (FSA), the financial institutions that govern all financial activities in the United Kingdom.

In receipt to the transferring of your funds worth the sum of 1,000,000.00 (This funds was said to be a winning funds drawn by the Uk National Lottery UK.) so congratulations. The funds is expected to be transferred to your account in your country, you cannot keep the funds in our Bank as a current account because you contacted us for the transferring of your funds, so the funds is said to be a transferring funds. In every successful transfer of funds especially in this regards, it is an essentiality that you activate a premium account with the bank that can accommodate and transfer such an amount of money. Transferring the Sum of 1,000,000.00 here in the United Kingdom need utmost care and confidentiality at course of transferring the funds. So you need to be guarded with policy and rules regarding the transfer. By so doing, you are expected to act in accordance to the policy here. So, to commence with the transferring of your funds, you are expected to activate a Premium account for the transfer.

The cost of activating a Premium account is 150.00 GBP (One Hundred and Fifty Great Britain Pounds Sterling' Only) which will be added to your account balance.

After the activation of an account, an account will be activated and the logins forwarded to you which enables you login and have access into your account online via our website and you can carry on with the transfer of your funds to any designated account number you deem fit.

So if you are ready to make the payment for the cost of activating an online premium account, you are expected to notify this office for the payment details.

CITI BANK United Kingdom, is committed to rendering qualitative services to you, Also you are advice to send us a scanned copy of your driver's license or your international passport for final verification.

Your urgent reply will be most welcome. We look forward to serving you better.

Customer Support Officer,
Kevin Kessinger.

This message and any included attachments are from CITI BANK PLC. and are intended only for the addressee. The information contained in this message is confidential and may constitute inside or non-public information under international, federal, or state securities laws. Unauthorized forwarding, printing, copying, distribution, or use of such information is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you are not the addressee, please promptly delete this message and notify the sender of the delivery error by e-mail.

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AUTHOR: Sonia - (United Kingdom)

i found out much later that this whole thin g was a complete scam...

they asked for my passport scan and i was innocent enough to send it.. i am distressed and seriously worried that the scam sender may abuse my identity and use it in inappropraite ways
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