This email with the subject "URGENT RESPOSE NEEDED....DEAD OR ALIVE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 05 Aug 2010 17:40:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "REV.JAMES"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF DR. ALEX DUKE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND AGENCY INTERNATIONAL OPERATION DEPT MUSHIN KANO-NIGERIA. E-MAIL: ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) Hello This is to inform you of your long overdue Payment outstanding with our Banking records. This is to inform you that your name came first from our Central Computer among the list of unpaid Inheritance claims individuals and have to update your information through this email contact for immediate confirmation. Your name appeared among the beneficiaries who will receive a part-payment of US$2,500,000 million (Two Million Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) and it has been approved already for payment months ago. However, we received an email from one Mr. Morris Lint, who told us That you are dead and he is your next of kin and that you died in a car Accident four months back. To our findings we discover that this Morris Lint is a liar and imposer that is why we contact you before any release of funds can be paid to him. He has also submitted his Account information to the Accounting office department of our Bank for Immediate transfer of the fund to him as your inheritor. Regarding our investigation from the Bank & the Nigerian Police Force (N.P.F) in conjunction with the Economic Financial Crime Commission (E.F.C.C) we are now verifying by contacting your email address as we have in our Bank records before we can Make the transfer into his account and for us to conclude with confirmation if you are dead or not.Please, confirm response immediately through the e-mail as below with Proof, before our action release of the outstanding payment against your name listed out. Upon this, i request you send your full personal information as soon as possible to enable this department finalize The transfer of the fund release to your nominated foreign Bank Account. This department needs the following information From you urgently to enable us verify with the Information we have in the Central computer of the Bank. 1. Full Names 2. Telephone 3. Contact Address. 4. Age.......... 5. Occupation.......... 6. Sex.......... CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This E-Mail is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and exempt from Disclosure under applicable law. Once again, I apologize to you on behalf of International Monetary fund Agency towards this contact and proper confirmation required urgently from you if alive. Make sure you reply to my alternative mail address( email@example.com ) Yours Sincerely DR. Alex Duke International Monetary Fund Agency