Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Arthur Luna <>

This email with the subject "Fw: PLEASE MAKE CONTACT TO RECIEVE YOUR PACKAGE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 06 Apr 2009 09:51:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

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

--- On Sat, 4/4/09, Mr George Freeborn <> wrote:
From: Mr George Freeborn <>
Date: Saturday, April 4, 2009, 9:45 PM

Dear Freind,

How are you today? I hope all is well with you and your family and i also hope
that this email meets you in a Good condition since i have lost contact with you
for so long.

I have been waiting for you ever since to contact me for your Confirmed Bank
Draft of $850.000.00 United States Dollars that was allotted to you but I did
not hear or receive any email or phone calls from you ever since that time,Then
I went and deposited the Bank Draft of $850,000.00 with FedEx Couriers Limited,
West Africa, I then traveled out of the country for a 3 Months Course and I will
not come back till end of December.

What you have to do now is to contact the FedEx Couriers Limited as soon as
possible to know when they will deliver your package to you because of the
expiring date. For your information, I have paid for the delivering
Charge,Insurance premium and Clearance Certificate Fee of the Cheque showing
that it is not a Drug Money or meant to sponsor Terrorist attack in your

The only money you will send to the FedEx Couriers Limited to deliver your Bank
Draft directly to your postal Address in your country is ($180.00 US) Dollars
only being Security Keeping Fee of the Courier Company so far.Again, don't
be deceived by anybody to pay any other money except $180.00US Dollars.

I would have paid for that also but the FedEx Courier Group said no because
they don't know when you will contact them and in case of demurrage.You have
to contact the FedEx Couriers Limited now for the delivery of your Draft with
information bellow;

Contact Person: Mr Fela Benson

You are hereby advised to send down the sum of $180 usd meant for security
keeping fee. You are to send the money with our agents Name. You have to pay
directly to our office over here.

I want you to take note that the courier charges and insurance fee has been
paid by Mr George Freeborn.

You are to send down the fee via western union with this payment Details

Receiversâ Name: Michael Mavin
Receiversâ Address: 112 Marine Road, papa Lagos, Nigeria.

Text Question: In God 
Text Answer: We Trust

Mtcn Number:.................... Fill In

As soon as you send down the fee i want you to get back to us with the payment
information so that all process of sending your package to your destination can

Finally, make sure that you reconfirm your Postal address() and Direct
telephone number to them again to avoid any mistake on the Delivery and ask them
to give you the tracking Pin Number to enable you track your package over there
and know when it will get to your address.

Let me repeat again, try to contact them as soon as you receive this mail to
avoid any further delay and remember to pay them their Security Keeping fee of
$180.00 US Dollars for their immediate action. You should also let me know
through email as soon as you receive your Draft. Yours Faithfully,

Mr. George Freeborn
United Nation Grant Allocation Officer
Compensation Board Organisation

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