Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419

Subject: Fw: Beneficiary Settlement Authorization, Treat As Urgent!!

From: Arthur Luna <>

This email with the subject "Fw: Beneficiary Settlement Authorization, Treat As Urgent!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 31 Mar 2009 21:13:14 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Arthur Luna <>, although it may have been spoofed.

--- On Tue, 3/31/09, Mansur Muhtar <> wrote:

From: Mansur Muhtar <>
Subject: Beneficiary Settlement Authorization, Treat As Urgent!!
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 9:43 AM

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top" style=3D"font: inherit;"><BR><BR>--- On <B>Tue, 3/31/09, Mansur Muhtar=
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px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px">From: Mansur Muhtar &lt;;<BR>S=
ubject: Beneficiary Settlement Authorization, Treat As Urgent!!<BR>To: <BR>=
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 9:43 AM<BR><BR>
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<DIV id=3Dyiv1031574259><STRONG>From the Desk of Dr. Mansur Muhtar<BR>Minis=
ter for Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria <BR>Our Ref: FMF/FGNX0011-ODCS=
/09&nbsp; Your Ref:&nbsp;&nbsp; </STRONG><BR><STRONG>ATTN: Honourable Benef=
L MINISTRY OF FINANCE was recently set up and mandated by the <BR>President=
, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of <BR>Nig=
eria, Alhaji Umaru&nbsp; Musa Yar'adua (GCFR) to verify all genuine <BR>con=
tractors / inheritance claims and pay their liabilities before the end of <=
BR>this fiscal year 2009. The Federal Ministry of Finance office was equall=
y <BR>mandated to investigate jobs executed by foreign contractors between =
1999 <BR>till date. The President stressed on the problems of foreign contr=
actors has <BR>already faced with the past military Government and
 that our foreign debt <BR>has to be reduced drastically as directed by the=
 World Bank.&nbsp;&nbsp; <BR>&nbsp; <BR>Consequently, the Federal Ministry =
of Finance in conjunction with the <BR>National Assembly set aside US$3.4Bi=
llion to pay in good claims from foreign <BR>contractors / Inheritance Fund=
 (Next of Kin). In line with this arrangement <BR>the Senate Committee on F=
oreign Debt Matters (National Assembly) ordered <BR>that contractors and Ne=
xt-of-Kins whose files have shown sufficient proof <BR>regarding job execut=
ion and their debt outstanding for a long time be <BR>settled without delay=
. We wish to inform you that your files was forwarded <BR>to us by various =
offices and department shows that you have fulfilled all <BR>conditions nec=
essary to receive your payment.&nbsp;&nbsp; <BR>&nbsp; <BR>One of the reaso=
ns why your payment had been delayed for so long was because <BR>of counter=
-claim for the payment on your fund. This necessitated the perusal
 <BR>of documents relating to your contract payment; we were convinced that=
 you <BR>are the actual beneficiary of the said fund. The attempt to divert=
 your <BR>payment to new account was done by your local representatives in =
<BR>collaboration with some Officials; Most of the officials involved in se=
veral <BR>official misconducts have been sacked. I write officially this da=
y to inform <BR>you that your contract amount calculated US$5.8M will be pa=
id to you via <BR>our normal diplomatic delivery method due to our recent p=
roblem with <BR>International Monetary Fund (IMF). Be aware that all necess=
ary modalities <BR>concerning the delivery of your fund as consignment have=
 perfected and the <BR>diplomat will take off as&nbsp; soon as we receive b=
elow information from you. <BR>&nbsp; <BR>&nbsp; <BR>Finally, you are requi=
red with immediate effect to reconfirm the following; <BR>&nbsp; <BR>Your F=
ull Name:_________________________________ </STRONG><BR><STRONG>Your
 Complete Address (Physical Address with Zip Code not <BR>P.O.BOX)_________=
__________________ </STRONG><BR><STRONG>Name of City of Residence:_________=
__________________ </STRONG><BR><STRONG>Country:___________________________=
__ </STRONG><BR><STRONG>Direct Telephone Number:_________________________<B=
R>&nbsp;<BR>Mobile Number:__________________________ </STRONG><BR><STRONG>N=
earest Airport:_________________________________ </STRONG><BR><STRONG></STR=
ONG>&nbsp;<BR>&nbsp;<BR><STRONG>Yours faithfully, <BR>&nbsp; <BR>Dr. Mansur=
 Muhtar<BR>Minister for Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria <BR>Office Tel=
: + 234 1 8119 872 <BR>Direct Mobile: + 234 8097 284 981</STRONG><BR></DIV>=

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