This email with the subject "From Ecowas Commission...." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 28 Jun 2010 02:16:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "EOWAS COMMISSION."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
DEBT LIQUIDATION COMMITTEE
Economic Commission Of West African States
48 AKPATA TOKPA ROAD COTONOU, BENIN REPUBLIC.
The Accredited WESTERN UNION for your payment.
THE (ECOWAS) Economic Of West African StateЎЇs GOVERNMENTS Resolved to pay you an ACCRUED INTEREST of your overdue Inheritance/contract and compensation Payment is now released on a special method of payment by WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER,Which shall be transferring to you on an installmental bases of $5000 every day until the whole $1.500,000.00 is completely Transferred to you. You Ў®re therefore charging to reconfirm your drawee details.
Your Full Name.....
Your Full Address....
Your Phone Number....
Send the required details to MR.Johann Terry at...( email@example.com ) OR ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) or call +229 9822-1999 he is in position to release your payment via WESTERN UNION MONEY PAYMENT DEPARMENT TRANSFER.
Note. You will certainly pay a $520 for beneficiary payment releasing order registration fee. do update to us as soon as you drawn your first and second payment. And no money shall deduct from your main fund $1.5 Million USD this is to keep an accurate account of your payments and to avoids hoax since you were disappointed in the past.
Hope you know the routine of withdrawing money via w/u ? WESTERN UNION MONEY TRANSFER shall supply you with some ten digit numbers alias (mtcn) money control numbers, text question and answer, the amount and your address as a drawee.You shall withdraw the monies from western union locations nearest to you .
Comrade. Benjamin s Obih