This email with the subject "RE: THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR FUNDS!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 17 Jan 2016 00:53:23 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was ''Mrs.Marie Wooden.'' <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Counter-terrorism Division and Cyber Crime Division Foreign Payment Department British General Board & Compensation Reserve Team GRANTED APPROVAL FROM INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND Attention Dear Beneficiary, This is in regards of your overdue funds which has been pending on delivery due to the involvement of bad officials both governmental and non governmental. Records show that you are among one of the individuals and organizations who are yet to receive their overdue payment from overseas which includes those of Lottery/Gambling, Contract and Inheritance. Through our Fraud Monitory Unit we have noticed that you have been transacting with some impostors and fraudsters who have been impersonating the likes of Mrs. Gill Marcus of the Reserve Bank Of South Africa, Mr. Patrick Aziza, Bode Williams, Frank Anderson, Stephen Allen, Emmanuel Nnorom, none officials of Oceanic Bank, Zenith Banks, Kelvin Young of HSBC, Ben of FedEx, Lamido Sanusi of CBN, Ibrahim Sule, Dr. Usman Shamsuddeen, Harry Thompson, Barr. Larry Gold and some impostors claiming to be The Federal Bureau of Investigation who exist in different part of the world e.g Malaysia, Benin Republic, Ghana, Togo, United States, Nigeria, India, China and many others. The Cyber Crime Division of the FBI, British Interpol and the African Truth and Reconciliation Commission gathered information from the Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC) on how some people have lost outrageous sums of money to these impostors. As a result of this, we hereby advise you to stop communication with any one not referred to you by us. We have negotiated with the Federal Ministry of Finance that your payment totaling $2.5,000,000.00(Two Million And Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) will be released to you. Now how would you like to receive your payment? Because we have two method of payment which is by Check or by ATM card? All documents that will give legal back up to your FUNDS have been made available for your kind perusal, including the International Payment Guarantee Certificate signed by the office of the presidency on your behalf. The only requirement from you is the $190 for the Administrative Endorsement and Governmental Clearance Order. To redeem your funds, you are hereby advised to contact the Compensation Center via email for their requirement to proceed and procure your Approval of Payment Warrant and Endorsement of your FUNDS Release Order on your behalf. Everything else has been taken care of by the Federal Government including taxes, custom paper and clearance duty. Contact Mr. David Mark on the following in-formations below, Mr. David Mark (Compensation Center Director) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Do contact Mr. David Mark via his contact details above and furnish him with your in-formations as listed below: FULL NAMES: __________________________________ DELIVERY ADDRESS FOR ATM CARD: __________________ COUNTRY: __________________________________ SEX: _______________ DATE OF BIRTH: __________________ OCCUPATION: __________________ TELEPHONE NUMBER: _____________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: _____________________ DRVING LICENSE I'D: _____________________ On contacting him, your details and your file would be updated with the necessary information's, terms & conditions after which the delivery of your FUNDS will be effected to your designated home address without any further delay. Extra fee asides from the $190 for the Administrative Endorsement and Governmental Clearance Order is exempted, Telling you to pay for any delivery or courier charges is all nothing but lies, I repeat the only money you will have to pay is $190 for the Administrative Endorsement and Governmental Clearance Order as imposed by the Compensation Authorities and the Government on your package. Note: Disregard any email you get from any impostors or offices claiming to be in possession of your Compensation Funds and forward any emails you get from impostors to this office so we could act upon it immediately. Help stop cyber crime. Regards, Mrs. Marie Wooden. DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND COMPENSATION RELATIONS UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT WASHINGTON, D.C. 20535 Sorry if you received this letter in your spam, Due to recent connection error here in the country.