This email with the subject "ATTN. STOP FURTHER COMMUNICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 14 Mar 2016 08:34:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mrs. Wuraola Philips" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Beneficiary, I am Mrs Wuraola Philips with the Financial Intelligence Unit of ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC). The ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION in alliance with Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and Con Artists in Western part of Africa With the help of the INTERPOL and the United Nation. We have been able to track down so many of this Con artist in various parts of west African countries which includes (NIGERIA, REPUBLIC OF BENIN, TOGO, GHANA,BURKINA FASO, CAMEROON AND SENEGAL) and they are all in our custody here in Cotonou Benin Republic. In order to commemorate the 100th anniversary of our great country and also to revamp the image of Benin Republic to the world to attract foreign investors, we were able to recover some cash at hand and bank which were supposed to be remitted to you but weren't due to greed. These funds are now being retrieved and will be delivered to intended recipient. We also found a computer hard drive containing your email contact and that of other victims. We at the zenith of affairs of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the United Nations Representatives in Benin Republic have agreed that the total sum of USD300M (Three Hundred Million United States Dollars Only) be shared among the 50 email contacts found on the fraudsters hard drive. This email is being directed to you because your email address was found in one of the Con Artist's Scrap file in the computer hard drive in our custody here in Cotonou Benin Republic. You are therefore being compensated with the total sum USD6M (Six Million United States Dollars only). We have made arrangement to provide secure money transfer through a renowned Money Transfer Office here in Cotonou Benin Republic. Our workforce have been instructed to fully oversee the transfer process for security reasons. Feel free to Contact the Head of Operations(Mark Fisher) through the information stated below: Email : firstname.lastname@example.org Name: Mark Fisher Tel: +229-685-789-11 Contact Mark Fisher today with your information to enable the Head of Operations commence the processing of your payment to avoid any delay. Best Regard, Mrs Wuraola Philips. Financial Intelligence Unit, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (E.F.C.C), 15B Rue Palace Bayol.