This email with the subject "U.S DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 17 Mar 2016 22:44:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "U.S DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Beneficiary, I am Jacob J. Lew, Secretary of the Treasury under the U.S. Department of the Treasury. You can get more details about me here; http://www.treasury.gov/about/Pages/Secretary.aspx At the recently concluded meeting with the World Bank and the United Nations, an agreement was reached between both parties for us to settle all outstanding payments accrued to individuals/corporations with respect to local and overseas contract payment, debt re-scheduling and outstanding compensation payment. Fortunately, you have been selected alongside a few other beneficiaries to receive your own payment of $1.5million (One Million five hundred thousand United States Dollars only). We have been notified that you are yet to receive your fund valued at $1.5million This money will now be transferred to your nominated bank account. You are advised to kindly reply this email with the below details enclosed to help us process your payment; (1) Full Names: (2) Residential Address: (3) Country of Residence: (4) Age: (5) Phone/Cell Number: (6) Occupation: Yours faithfully, Jacob J. Lew Secretary of the Treasury (U.S. Department of the Treasury) Note: The information contained in this e-mail is private & confidential and may also be legally privileged. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify us, preferably by e-mail, and do not read, copy or disclose the contents of this message to anyone.