A Scam Email with the Subject "CONFIRM THIS TO ME FAST!!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 03 Nov 2017 08:14:34 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Dr.Mohamed Ahmed" <"www."@hyper.ocn.ne.jp>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dr.Mohamed Ahmed. MINISTER OF FINANCE(MOF) OPERATIONAL TOWERS;8/10 CARRIER CRESCENT,COTONOU.BENIN REPUBLIC. HOT-LINE(00229)98-77-63-27 EMAIL;email@example.com Attn:Sir/Madam. I am Dr.Mohamed Ahmed, minister of finance (M.A.R),I monitor offices and control the affairs of all banks and financial institutions in Benin republic concerned foreign contract payments. I am the final signatory to all foreign transfers of huge funds moving within banks both the local and international levels in line to foreign contracts settlement. I have before me the list of foreign contract payment files, which are due to be transferred to their nominated accounts. Meanwhile, we identified some of these accounts to be ghost accounts, unclaimed deposits and over invoiced sum etc. I wish to have a deal with you as regards to the unpaid fund. I have a file before me and hope the date's are correct and UN-tampered. As it is my duty to recommend the transfer of these surplus fund to the Federal Government Treasury and Reserve Accounts as unclaimed deposit. I have the opportunity to write you based on the instruction I received two days ago from the senate committee on contract payment/foreign debts to submit the list of payment reports expenditures and audited reports of revenues. Among several others, I have decided to remit the total sum of USD18.2 million following the idea that we have a deal/agreement and I am going to perfect the paper work legally. MY CONDITIONS 1.You will have to provide foreign account where the funds will be transferred. 2.This deal must be kept secret forever, and all correspondence will be strictly by private email /telephone for security purposes. 3.There should be no other third parties as most problems associated with such payments are caused by their agents or representatives. If you AGREE with my Conditions, contact me directly through this email address;(firstname.lastname@example.org) will advise you on the next line of action and immediately the funds transfer will commence without further delay as I would proceed to fix your name on the payment schedule instantly within the next 5 working days. NOTE:DUE TO THE HIGH RATES OF INTERNET SCAMMERS,IF YOU ARE REPLYING TO THIS EMAIL,DO WRITE "YOUR BROTHER" AT THE SUBJECT OF YOUR REPLY ,THAT SERVES AS OUR SECRET CODE FOR THIS TRANSACTION,BECAUSE I DO NOT WANT YOU OR ME TO FALL VICTIM OF ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THANKS, YOURS FAITHFULLY Dr.Mohamed Ahmed.