This email with the subject "ALERT FROM THE WORLD BANK CREDITORS .." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 13 Mar 2009 13:33:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "WORLD BANK GROUP" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM: SIR. TONY O. BENSON.
ALERT FROM THE WORLD BANK CREDITORS...PLS READ CAREFULLY.
There is an issue with the World Bank Creditors for your part-payment in the amount of $5 MILLION DOLLARS directed in cash credited to file BSR/ 9023118308/09, which has now been reverted to the American External reserve a couple of hours ago due to the Security Act which prevented large sums of money.
In view of several efforts already made by us to contact you for the following reasons based on the new information submitted to this office on your behalf.
(1) My Office desks have just received a copy of Affidevit of claim from Mr. RAINER HESSE of Germany to re-route your payment of ($5 Million USD).
(2) Please, confirm to our department if you have instructed Mr. Rainer Hesse to appoint an attorney/agent on your behalf thereby asking that he receive cash Remittance on your behalf.
(3) It has come to our notice that you are being contacted by unauthorized individuals with respect to your Compensation but unfortunately this office is not aware of your unofficial dealings and warned that it is at your own risk.
In order to resolve this problem, please contact Federal Ministry Finance with your full name, address and telephone number, (DR. BEN C. BALOGUN): +234-1 476 9849, or at this email: (firstname.lastname@example.org).
As soon as this information is received, your fund will be affected to you from the treasury of the external reserve into your nominated Bank account directly from federal reserve bank.
We wait your urgent response on this matter.
Prof. Tony O. Benson.