This email with the subject "Commence without delay" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 13 May 2016 12:21:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Adams Osagie"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM.Adams Osagie Office of the Minister of the Finance. Nigeria. Dear Sir Re: PAYMENT AUTHENTICATION, I am Adams Osagie, From the Finance Ministry; my office monitors and controls the affairs of all banks and financial institutions in Nigeria concerned with foreign contract payments. I have your file before me to enable you receive your funds into your nominated bank account as the beneficiary of the fund's. As it is my duty to recommend the transfer of your funds to the Federal Government Treasury and Reserve Accounts as unclaimed,I have the opportunity to write you based on the instructions that i received from the house Committee on Contract Payments /Foreign Debts to submit the List of payment reports / expenditures and audited reports of revenues, I have decided to remit this sum following my idea that we have a deal/agreement and I am going to do this legally. MY CONDITIONS. 1. You will give me My share of the total funds as soon as you confirm it in your designated bank account. 2. This deal must be kept secret forever, and all correspondence will be strictly by email / telephone. 3. There should be no third parties as most problem associated with your fund release are caused by the agents or representative. If you AGREE with my conditions, l advise you on what to do immediately and the transfer will commence without delay as I will proceed to fix your name on the Payment schedule instantly to meet the five days mandate. Waiting for your reply soon. Yours Sincerely. Adams Osagie OFFICE OF THE MINISTER OF FINANCE