This email with the subject "Get Intouch With Skyline Courier Company Immediately." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 14 Aug 2010 08:45:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr Emmanuel Okom." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend,Greetings to you & your Family,You might find it so difficult to remember me.Though it is indeed,a very long time.On my singular,I am much delighted and privileged to contact you again, after couple of years now. It takes fate,courage and God's fearing to remember old friends and at the same time, to show gratification to them, despite circumstances that made things, not worked out as we projected then.
I am presently in JAPAN,for numerous business negotiations and establishment,I just arrived yesterday night and checked in a hotel and decided to go down this morment to the hotel business centre to mail you.Now,with my sincere heart, I have raised and signed an International Cashier's Bank Draft,to the Sum of ($1.2M USD) (ONE MILLION TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS) only in your name as a COMPENSATION to your dedication,humanity and contribution, as it were.
I take this liberty to inform you that, the transaction we were pursing together,finally worked out by God's infinite mercy and I decided to contact you, just to let you know. You are advised to stop any further communication with your local representative(s) any officials(s)department whom may call you or email concerning the check draft what sum of ($1.2M) Only Contact (skyline) Security/Courier Company Service as soon as possible to know when they will deliver your package to you because of the expiring date of the cheque.
Note:I have paid for the delivering Charges,The only money you will send to the (skyline)Security Courier/ Company Service to delivered your bank draft direct to your postal Address in your country is ($98.00 USD) only being their Safety Security Keeping of the Draft. Again, Do not be deceive by anybody to pay any other money except ($98.00 USD) I would have paid that but they said no because they don't know when you will contact them and in case of demurrage. You have to contact the Skyline Courier Service now for the delivery of your Draft with this information bellow. Meanwhile the deposite certificate of This draft will be send to you as soon as you contact them:
Please contact them immediately and Call him on his direct telephone for the immediate action.
Company's Name ; Skyline Courier Delivery Company. Contact person: Dr. Eke John. Tel:+229-98950302. E-mail:(firstname.lastname@example.org) Registration Reference No of the Package: FDXB/xxx/100 Code Number:xxxKP/229B. You are to forward to him, the following information's as urgent: 1).YOUR NAME/HOUSE ADDRESS: 2). YOU?RE TELEPHONE NUMBER: 3).A COPY OF YOUR INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT OR ID CARD: Yours Faithfully, Mr Emmanuel Okom. ---------------------------------------------------------------- This message was sent using IMP, the Internet Messaging Program.