A Scam Email with the Subject "ATM CREDIT CARD(REPLY)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 26 Jun 2010 11:54:32 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "DR.MICHAEL WATTS"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM:DR.MICHAEL WATTS DIRECTOR, FOREIGN OPERATIONS, DEBIT CARD DEPARTMENT (ATM) CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA SWIFT CREDIT CARD PAYMENT. Dear Sir/Madam, Going by series of petition received from International Body on the way your inheritance/contract fund was handled by our correspondence office.After Extensive close door meeting with Board of Directors and other Stake holders in the Government, Sub committees of the House Of Assembly and the House of Rep , Federal Republic of Nigeria. It was Resolved and Agreed upon that your Heritance/Contract Fund would be released on a special method of payment , which tag Name Reads SWIFT CREDIT CARD OF $8.5MILLION ONLY AS PART PAYMENT. This method of payment is designed by the Government to avert fraud perpetration or stoppage of fund by Some Agencies. Either Through AntiTerrorist Certificate or other certificates. This Swift Credit Card would be issued to you upon meeting with the Bank Requirement. This office, has Been Mandated to take charge of the Issuance of the SWIFT CREDIT CARD .And that your inheritance payment file should be passed to my deskfor clarification .Upon Certification that your file is ok.This Office would Direct you on how to receive your over Due inheritance/contract fund via SWIFT CREDIT CARD. The SWIFT CREDIT CARD would be delivered to you via Courier. In the light of this aforementioned, you are required to furnish this office with the following information: Your Full Name Median Name Your Home and Office Address. Your Next of Kin Name your date of Birth. Your telephone number and fax. This Information?s would be used in opening of an account here .It's from here that the ATM would be used in issuance of The SWIFT CREDITS CARD in your favour with the Credit card Number and all your information inserted into the card. Upon completion of this issuance of the Credit Card,It would be send to you via Courier to your residential Address. Urgently furnish this office with your Contact information in order to reconfirm if it's in line with the one contained in our payment data. Be informed that your fund has been called back and it's now in a suspense Account here in Our Bank. A new Account has to be opened in your Name Before the Swift Credit Card is issued.Please reply.