This email with the subject "YOUR COMPENSATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:02:25 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "EFCC"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC)
In alliance with economic community of West African states (ECOWAS) with head Office here in Nigeria. We have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam artists in the Western part of Africa With the help of the United States Government and the United Nations, Mr Ibrahim Lamorde who happened to be the former EFCC chairman and some corrupt official adminstrators have all been sacked.
We have been able to track down so many of thes scam artists in various parts of the west African states which includes (NIGERIA, REPUBLIC OF BENIN, TOGO,GHANA CAMEROUN AND SENEGAL) and they are all in our custody here in Lagos Nigeria.
We have been able to recover so much money from these scam artists. The United Nations Anti-crime commission and the United States Government ordered the money recovered from these Scammers to be shared among 100 Lucky people around the globe.
This mail is being directed to you because your email address was found in one of the scam Artists file and computer hard disk in our custody here in Nigeria and with the information gathered from these Scam artists, we detected that you have been scammed of so much money and have decided to compensate you with a little token to recover the lost of your fund. You are therefore being compensated with the total sum of $2.5 Million Dollars. We have also arrested all those impersonators who claim to barristers, bank officials, Lottery Agents, Official agents attesting to being in possesion of your money for transfer or want you to be the next of kin of such funds which does not exist.
Since your name appeared among the lucky beneficiaries who will be receiving a compensation of $2.5 Million Dollars, we have made arrangements to register an Online Banking account through our Global Bank, where you will have full access to your Online Banking Account Fund to transfer your fund personally to your Private Bank Account with no complication of things or questioning as the Account will be fully registered in your Name.
The online Banking Procurement It is made much easier for you to transfer your fund to your private Bank Account personally, to avoid any delay. With this Online Banking Transfer Procedure, you can only transfer the Maximum Amount of $500.000.00 daily / install mentally until the total amount of your Compensated / deposited fund is transferred and completely paid to you. Feel free to contact processing officer ALHAJI MUSA AHMED with details below. Also if you choose to receive your payment VIA ATM CARD it is still acceptable so you are to get back to him with your choice of payment.
So you are advice to contact, processing officer ALHAJI MUSA AHMED with your provided information Required for verification below.
CONTACT PERSON: ALHAJI MUSA AHMED
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
CELL PHONE: +2348181145977
Provide the information below to enable the processing of your Online Banking Account for deposition of your total compensated fund.
1) NAME IN FULL NAME.
2) RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS
3) TELEPHONE NUMBER.
5) GOVT. ISSUED I.D. CARD
Contact ALHAJI MUSA AHMED with the information required for verification to enable him begin with the processing of your Online Banking Account Registration.
We guarantee your safety and wish you the best of luck.
Mr. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu
CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION
(EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT,