A Scam Email with the Subject "Re: DID YOU AUTHORIZE ANYONE TO CLAIM YOUR FUNDS?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 11 Aug 2010 04:26:13 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "MRS. FARIDA M. WAZIRI." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Date: 11/08/2010 Economic And Financial Crime Commission(EFCC) 167 Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria Phone/Fax #: +2348063732996. Attention Dear, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in alliance with Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and with the help of United States Government, we are working towards the eradication exercise of Fraudsters and Scam Artists here in western part of Africa.
Please if you did not sign or authorize her to receive your payment on your behalf, you are advised to urgently reconfirm to me with your information (i.e Name, Address and Telephone Number #) for the urgent release of your fund. Do reply immediately you receive this message for confirmation and to receive your approved fund without further delay. Also, you are advised to come down to our office for the sign release of your fund, but if there is any useful reason why you can not afford to come in person, then you should notify this office immediately. Faithfully, Mrs. Farida M. Waziri. Executive Chairman. Economic And Financial Crime Commission(EFCC) Phone/Fax #: +2348063732996.