This email with the subject "Attn Beneficiary / Economic Development and Empowerment Initiative" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Sep 2010 09:09:46 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Economic Development and Empowerment Initiative" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
-- Economic Development and Empowerment Initiative:- Inline with the last concluded G-8 and G-20 summit meeting by the world economic leading nations in Canada. The government in an effort to meet up with the current challenges on global economic development and empowerment initiatives. mandated all financial sectors, security and finance houses to pay without further delays all outstanding and impending transfers owed to companies, contractors, private sectors and individuals between 1995 till date. In view of this, your impending funds transfer ($4.5) was highlighted and authorized for onward release to you. And for avoidance of huge taxes and to waive the problems and bottlenecks associated with the transfer, your funds, Four Million Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars ($4.5M) Has been packaged in consignment marked (DIP/D/XX2010/USA) and assigned to Diplomat Bright Johnson for onward delivery to you with all impending and initial taxes waved. Note: That BRIGHT JOHNSON has departed to USA for this assignment under diplomatic coverage without knowledge of content of consignment for security reasons and safe delivery. Therefore on your receipt of this vital information, you are to contact Diplomat Bright Johnson on phone no. 904 762 8855 or Email him at email@example.com (A) Quote your consignment number to him as (DIP/D/XX2010/USA) (B) Reconfirm your delivery address. And request for your delivery. For security reasons, do not disclose to him that your consignment contain funds, Notify this office for record purpose once you receive your consignment. Best regards, Benard Upson Economic / Development & Empowerment Initiatives Email firstname.lastname@example.org