This email with the subject "CONTACT DHL FOR YOUR CORPORATE VISA CARD VALUED USD$1,500,000.00" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 09 Aug 2010 03:41:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Dr.Henry Cisse <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: Dear Sir/Madam, RE: OUTSTANDING PAYMENT OF $1.5MillionUSD. We at this committee, West African Economic And Monetary Union(WAEMU)wish to congratulate and inform you that during our meeting with U.S. Ambassador to Benin Mr.James Knight, we have reviewed all the obstacles and problems surrounding the transfer of your (USD$1,500,000.00) and your inability to meet up with some charges levied against you due to the past transfer options, After the meeting with the U.S. Ambassador to Benin concerned the Foreign Debit, we the Board of Directors, West African Economic And Monetary Union(WAEMU)has ordered our Foreign Payment Remittance Unit to issue you a CORPORATE VISA CARD where your payment will be uploaded, and today we got notice that your Payment has been uploaded into this CORPORATE VISA CARD and also have registered it with DHL for delivery to you. For your information, The delivery charges has been paid and they were supposed to have shipped your packaged VISA CARD but they insisted that you must re-confirm to them your current delivery address to ensure accurate Delivery. MOST IMPORTANT: Due to the content of the package, DHL mandated that before your package will be shipped, A Tax/Stamp Duty MUST be procured according to the New Customs Creed and the essence of such Document is to ensure a hitch-free delivery and the amount is $198.00 us dollars. You are also required to contact the DHL Company with your current delivery address as follow:1. Full Names, 2. Delivery Address and 3. Telephone Number) Christel BADOU -ASSAGANDO Customer Service Supervisor DHL International Benin Lot 23 Patte d'oie Cotonou Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: +229-99-65-9310 Please hurry now and contact the DHL Company as your package might incure dumourages if it stays more than 3days with DHL. Thanks, Yours Sincerely Dr.Henry Cisse Executive Secretary, West African Economic And Monetary Union