This email with the subject "Hello Good Friend" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 19 Jul 2010 08:06:41 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Mr.Josh Newhard <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello Good Friend, Due to your long over-due payment which you have been finding it difficult to receive via Wire transfer or Bank Draft, We have arranged your payment through International ATM Card Payment Center,this is part of an instruction passed by the United Nations in respect to all over delayed payment. The Director, ATM Payment Center will send your ATM Card valued sum of US$550,000.00 which you are to use in accessing your fund in any ATM MACHINE location any where in the world, and the maximum withdrawal daily limit is $15,000.00 So kindly contact the Payment Center with the below information; Contact Person: Mr.Bongo Patrick Director, ATM Payment Center Cotonou BENIN. Telephone: (+229) 9846-7858/+229-98986470 Email:( email@example.com ) Make sure to reconfirm to him your details as Your Full Name......., Current Address........, Direct Phone number.......... Attach copy of your ID........... and brief introduction of yourself so as to facilitate the immediate release of your ATM Card to you immediately. Please be aware that you are the only person left to receive your ATM Card out of the (5) five beneficiaries and for conformation go to UPS Delivery website and you will see that other beneficiary have already received their ATM Card that was sent to them through UPS Delivery. www.ups.com / Contact Director, ATM Payment Center: Mr.Bongo Patrick and Email: ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) You have to stop any further communication with anybody or office. Thanks for your co-operation. Best regards, Mr.Josh Newhard.