This email with the subject "Are You Alive?" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 20 Feb 2009 22:03:10 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Atm Swift Card Payment Center"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dr Ahmed Idris Manager Atm Swift Card Payment Center Intercontinental Bank Plc 23 Jones Norman Av, Lagos-Nigeria Attn:fund beneficiary. Information reaching this office today from the President Federal Republic of Nigeria to know if you are alive or dead since alot of people have been coming to the Dept Management Office with different bank details as either your agents or representatives putting it to the Dept Management Office to transfer the said fund contract/inheritance payment into those various bank accounts which they claimed to be yours. Please, I was mandated by President Federal Republic of Nigeria to write so as to know if you are alive and healthy and also know if these so called agents /representatives are carrying out your directivs. Based on the new order given by the United Nation and the president Federal Republic of Nigeria, I hereby inform you that your payment has been endorsed to release to you via Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) pending when we receive your response on this issue at hand. If you are truely alive and not aware of this ploy to divert this fund,do let us know immediately. . Waiting For Urgent Response. Your's in Service. Dr Ahmed Idris Manager Atm Swift Card Payment Center Intercontinental Bank Plc