Email received in Cape Town, South Africa from [email protected] on my mobile reads:-
YOU HAVE BEEN COMPENSATED
It has come to our notice that a huge sum of money (£565,000.00 GBP) has been credited in your name for transfer and is currently floating in the international banking community. We do hereby ask you to contact this office via email ([email protected]) immediately with you personal data including your current mobile number should there be any
urgent clarification. Be informed that as soon as we receive your current data then we will endorse with the legal preparation of your payment release documents and immediately instruct our authorised Bank of International Settlement (BIS) to release your funds by forwarding your file to them for immediate payment consideration.
Hon. George Osborne
British Finance Authority
Email: [email protected]
Now what should I do? Follow the stupid people in a so-called first world country who fall for these scams?