A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM MR.IBRAHIM MAGU (EFCC CHAIRMAN)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 07 Jan 2016 22:07:16 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "MR.IBRAHIM MAGU" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ROM MR.IBRAHIM MAGU (EFCC CHAIRMAN)
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION NIGERIA INVESTIGATION BUREAU 14A AWOLOWO LANE, IKOYI LAGOS NIGERIA.
(BE CAREFUL OF THE HOODLUMS / SCAMMERS)
Motto: No Body is Above the LAW
BE CAREFUL OF THE HUDLOOM
Firstly we introduce this commission, Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) we fight cyber crime, Internet fraud, scam and money laundering in Africa and London United Kingdom Our commission has been in existences since 2004 and our duty is to stop internet fraud. We have over 7,500 internet scammers in our jails around Africa and UK and we are still looking for these internet fraudsters and we are aware that a lot of foreigners have been deceived and a huge amount of money has also been lost to this fraudsters after promising you percentages in their letters for you to help them move funds and they will end up demanding for money from you and in return you will get nothing.
The Leaders of the African Crime fighters has come together to inform the world what is going on now and we have recovered over $422 Million Dollars (Four Hundred and Twenty two Million Dollars) from the people we have apprehended. The reason we are writing you this letter is because your name was given to us by one of the fraudsters listed below,in our detention room after serious investigation and our aim is to refund all lost fund to its legitimate owner. The Government has approved a total of (US$2.5Million) only as the compensation of the lost that you incurred as this was a ceiling rate as some suffered more while others suffered less too and the idea is to restore you back to the position that you would have been if not that you are defrauded.
We are working hard to stop fraud and internet scam in our country Nigeria, We got so many fraudsters arrested few days ago and one of them gave us your email address. Below are Names of those internet scammers we got arrested few days ago:
Mr. Paul Williams : Former Western Union Director.
Mr. Bobby Brown : Former Money Gram Director.
Mr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi : Former Governor Central Bank of Nigeria.
Mrs. Farida Waziri : Former efcc chairlady.
Rev. Sam George : United Bank of Africa.
Mr. Frank Nwaeke NNPC Chairman
Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde former efcc chairman has been arrested last weeks.
In addition to the compensation amount also approved in your favor is (US$2.5Million) only will be paid to you in the next few days through ATM MASTER CARD in your favor, We are doing this in other to retain the good image of this great country.The new elected President Alhaji Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the payment of (US$2.5Million) each to 200 victims both in America Asia & Europe Etc.
Due to the arrangements made for this compensation, All that you are required to do is to furnish us with the following data of yours immediately as we intend finalizing this payment in few days time before our audit of the year.
Please re-confirm your full name & your direct mobile phone and your home address to this office for more investigation. email:( email@example.com ) call: Number:+2347030210237