This email with the subject "Good News For You" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 02 Aug 2010 20:51:36 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mrs. Josephine Eric"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, How are you today? You may not understand why this mail came to you. We have been having series of meeting for the past 5 months which ended 2 days ago with the secretary to the African Union. I am Mrs. Josephine Eric of AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION for the East African District Office. Please note that this email is to all persons and organizations that have lost money to financial fraud and organized crime syndicates that is traceable to Africa, the AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION has agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$(950,000.00) This includes every foreign contractor that may not have received their contract sum, and people that have had an unfinished transaction or international businesses that failed due to Government problems etc. We found your name in our list and that is why we are contacting you, these have been agreed upon and have been signed. You are advised to contact our paying center as they are our representative in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Contact them immediately for the approved transfer of USD$950,000.00 to your nominated bank account. Therefore, you should send to Dr. Jean Ben your full Name, your direct telephone number and your correct Postal Address where you want them to send any necessary document. Contact Dr. Jean Ben immediately on the below listed contact information. Dr Jean Ben. Financial Director Plot 540, Block F, Mabibo Nelson Mandela Road, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania Email: (firstname.lastname@example.org) We will request you to get back to this office as soon as you have received and confirmed your payment in your bank. Regards. Mrs. Josephine Eric (For African Union Commission). PO Box 3243. Addis-Ababa , Ethiopia.