A Scam Email with the Subject "†No Subject†" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 23 Jul 2010 03:19:06 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE Ahmadu Bello Way, P.M. Box 41 Garki, Abuja, Nigeria Attention, Beneficiary: This Letter Is From The Federal Ministry Of Finance, Nigeria. During Our Comprehensive Investigations Regarding Your Inability To Receive Your Over Due Payment We Discovered That You Have Been Dealing With A Set Of Corrupt Government Officials Who Have Been Making Frantic Efforts To Divert Your Funds Into Their Personal Accounts To Enrich Themselves, Now It May Interest You To Know That During Our Meeting With Officials Of Your Country's Embassy Here In Nigeria The Issue Was Extensively Discussed And An Irrevocably Resolution Was Reached Whereby We Have Been Mandated To Pay You The Sum Of $5.5m (Five Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars As Part Of Your Outstanding Contract/Inheritance Payment, In Furtherance To That You Are Warned To Stop Further Dealings With Any Other Person(s) Or Office(s) Because Such Illegal Dealings/ Activities May Sabotage This Latest Efforts In Ensuring A Hitch Free Release Of Your Payment. In Lieu Of The Above, An ATM Card Valued The Sum Of $5,500,000.00 Will Be Issued To You By The ATM Department Of Payment Release Center Which You Will Use To Withdraw Your Money From Any Cash Point Or ATM Machine Anywhere In The World And The Maximum Withdrawal Per Day Is $5,000 Only. For Further Directives Regarding The Release Of Your ATM Card, Contact Director ATM Department, William Scavo, On Email: email@example.com Telephone: +2348066879731, You Are Advised To Furnish Them With The Following Information: *Your Name: *Address: *Phone Number: *Age: *Occupation: Note That Because Of Impostors We Hereby Issue You A Communication Code (prc2010x), You Are To Use This Code As Your Subject When Contacting The ATM Department So As To Enable Them Give Your File the Urgent Attention It Requires. Best regards Barr.Milivoje Davidovic (Permanent Secretary) FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE