A Scam Email with the Subject "RE:CONTACT MONEY GRAM URGENTLY!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 05 Jun 2016 03:02:17 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "MONEY GRAM HEAD OFFICE"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
MONEY GRAM HEAD OFFICE DEPARTMENT. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA. FOREIGN CONTRACTOR/INHERITANCE PAYMENT HEAD OFFICE. Attn:Beneficiary: Based on the instruction passed to this Money Gram office from the dept of the Governor of the Central Bank, A total sum of USD $1,700,000.00 United States Dollars only) has been instructed to be paid to all the people that there funds transfer were stopped withheld or confiscated at the Ecowas office from any of the African Countries According to the explanations made to us,The Central Bank of the Country of Origin of your fund and the Government decided mention the issue of your transfer to save you from all wire transfer problems you where facing previously. This is to help us check-mate all the Fraudulent activities going on here in West Africa at large.You shall be paid bit by bit until your total sum is completely received right from the Counter of any Money Gram closed to you.We have been asked to release to you a total of US$7000.00 in every Seven Hours (7hours) until the funds is completely paid, as that is the maximum limit we are legally allowed to pay in a particular transaction. After the failure in the transfer of your fund through other means which may have made it impossible by the European,American or British high commission and other bodies, I was ordered from the office of the President and the Central Bank Of Nigeria to make your payment swiftly via this medium, you will be receiving $7000.00 USD every seven hours,till your payment is completed. Only charge in receiving this payment is $99 for the cost of International Remittance Certificate (I.R.C) As been directed by the INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND IMF: The required fee should be sent through Money Gram. Upon the receipt of the $99 USD, Your receivers name will be activated to enable you receive your first installment payment of $7000.00 immediately. Note: You can not be able to pick up the daily $7000.00 until your Name is activated to the system. Immediately we receive the required payment $99, we shall activate your name to enable you start receiving your payment immediately. The Receivers Information For The $99 is as follows: Receivers name: Gideon Onwuesi Country: Nigeria/ City:Lagos Text Question: Good? Answer/ News Amount:$99 Send the MTCN Number:_______________________ __ Senders Name:_________________________ _______ Senders Address:______________________ ______ Your phone Number and a copy of your ID--------------- Note: For security reasons,You are advised to keep your information confidential until your Payment is processed and your money remitted to you accordingly. Thank you for using Money Gram! Money Gram®Money Transfer Telephone:+234-70-124-10598. Dr.John Williams DIRECTOR FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT MONEY GRAM OFFICE LAGOS NIGERIA. --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antivirus software. https://www.avast.com/antivirus