A Scam Email with the Subject "ONLINE SCAMMERS CAUGHT BY INTERPOL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Aug 2010 06:56:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "INTERPOL"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
International Police Scotland Yard 38, Wesley Road, Croydon CR9 3RR Sir/Madam, RECENT SUCCESSFUL APPREHENSION OF FRAUDULENT PERSONS BY INTERPOL We the International Police (INTERPOL),in conjunction with some other relevant Investigative Agencies like the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) over here in the United States of America have recently come in contact with various Internet Fraudsters and after the relevant Legal proceedings, confiscated properties and finances which belonged to the convicted Fraudsters. INTERPOL'S various Stations have been informed through our Global intelligence monitoring network that you have been scammed by those scammers/Fraudsters from Africa/Nigeria, also the UNITED NATION (UN) have since been compensating the scam victims of the ADVANCE FEE SCAMS going on from Africa and have remitted the total sum of US$102,000,000.00 to compensate the scammed victim here on our list and your name is among the 102 scam victims we have presently this third quarter of 2010. UNITED NATIONS are compensating the scammed victims with the sum of US$1,000,000.00 each, so we will like you to send us the Bank details where you want your compensation fund to be transfered to or better still let us know how you want your compensation fund to reach you. The claims requirements and details needed from you are below: 1. FULL NAME(S): 2. NATIONALITY: 3. DATE OF BIRTH: 4. SEX: 5. MARITAL STATUS: 6. CONTACT ADDRESS: 7. TELEPHONE NUMBER: 8. OCCUPATION: 9. COUNTRY: 10 Attachment of international passport Your urgent response is needed. Furthermore we will implore on you to stop corresponding with any scam emails you will/have been receiving this is to help us stop the scams going on. So please get back to us with the needed information. You are to contact INTERPOL'S WEST AFRICAN REGIONAL OFFICE via Email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) Regards, James H. Carrew (Inspector General of Police) on behalf of the Secretary of Affairs (INTERPOL WEST AFRICA) for INTERPOL WORLD WIDE.