This email with the subject "INFORMATION CIRCULAR!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 26 Jun 2008 15:22:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Nation United" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
We have noticed with deep concern the fraudulent and corrupt practices by some officials of the Nigerian financial institutions and government agencies formerly designated with the duty to process and perform the remittances of various foreign contract/inheritance payments. These nefarious activities have put Nigeria in bad light among committee of nations, which have been very inimical to her economic growth and development. It is a fact that some beneficiaries while trying to realize their legitimate contract payments have unsuspectingly fallen prey to schemes and grand designs of these bad elements in the Nigerian society who creates artificial impediments in the processing of foreign contract/inheritance payments as device to perpetrate fraud.
In need to restore and reposition the ailing Nigerian economy and status for improved direct foreign investments and economic growth/development, the United Nations Centre for Economic Development in Africa was prevailed upon, in partnership with Nigerian government to grapple with the arduous task of restructuring for advancement Nigeria's economic and financial status, and to further effectiveness in foreign contract/inheritance payment resolution.
In the course of verifications on your contract file, it was discovered that you have satisfactorily completed all required legal and financial obligations in respect of your contract/inheritance payment. In this vein, your contract has been certified and ratified for immediate payment, and high power directives have been issued to Head of Operations, First Diamond Finance B.v, Amsterdam-Netherlands to credit your bank account number with the total sum of US$8,400,000.00 part payment without further delay, who under the present structure have taken over full responsibility on foreign contract/inheritance payments from the Central Bank of Nigeria for effectiveness.
In the foregoing, you are hereby advised to contact and communicate your bank account information to the Head of Operations, First Diamond Finance B.v, Amsterdam Netherlands for crediting of US$8,400,000.00 into your bank account out of your total contract/inheritance value.
The contact information for the Head of Operations, First Diamond Finance B.V, Amsterdam-Netherlands are:
Name of Contact Person: Mr. Greg van Martins. (Head of Operations)
Telephone Nr: - 00 31-644-805-839
Fax Nr: - 00 31-847-364-118
E-mail Add.: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for your anticipated co-operation while we look forward to here your good news after receiving your funds into your account. We apologies for the inconveniencies.
Yours in service,