Mate. Is very much a scam. There's a bunch of em doing the rounds.
I work as a radio journo here in Canberra and we hear about these sorts of things all the time. Sometimes I get to do a story on em. Feels good letting people know about these dodgy *******s!
Never ... and I mean NEVER
... respond to one of these emails.
And on no account offer up your bank account details.
No bank or reputable employment agency would solicit bank account details like that out of the blue. Ever.
And remember the greatest truism of all: if an offer seems too good to be true... it is!!!!!!!!!!