Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: Gina Lau <>

This email with the subject "SCAM SUBMISSION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 27 Jun 2008 15:24:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Gina Lau <>, although it may have been spoofed.

--- On Fri, 6/27/08, FEDEX ONLINE MANAGEMENT TEAM <> wrote:
Subject: Reminder
Date: Friday, June 27, 2008, 7:04 AM

Fedex Online Customer Service: 

Dear Customer, 

We have been waiting for you to contact us for your Package that is
beenregistered with us for shipping to your residential location. We hadthought
that your sender gave you our contact details. It may interest youto know that a
letter is also added to your package. However, we cannotquote its content to you
via email for privacy reasons. We understand thatthe content of your package
itself is a Bank Draft worth of $800,000.00Eight Hundred Thousand US Dollars).
As you know, FedEx does not ship moneyin CASH or in CHEQUES but BANK DRAFTS are

 The package is registered with us for mailing by your colleague as claimed,
and your colleague explained that he is from the United States but he is here
in Nigeria for a three (3) month Survey Project as he works with a construction
firm in Nigeria West Africa. We are sending you this email because your package
is been registered on a Special Order. What you have to do now, is to contact
our Delivery Department for immediate dispatch of your package to your
residential address. 

Note that as soon as our Delivery Team confirms your information, it will take
three (3) working days (72Hrs) for your package to arrive its designated
destination. For your information, the VAT & Shipping charges as well as
Insurance fees have been paid by your colleague before your package was
registered and also note that the payment that is made on the Insurance,
Premium & Clearance Certificates, are to certify that the Bank Draft is not
a Drug Affiliated Fund (DAF) neither is it funds to sponsor Terrorism in your
country. This will help you avoid any form of query from the Monetary Authority
of your country.

However, you will have to pay a sum of Ј110 GBP which isequivalent to $220 USD
to the FedEx Delivery Department being full payment for the Security Keeping Fee
of the FedEx Company as stated in our privacy terms & condition page. Also
be informed that your colleague wished to pay for the Security Keeping charges,
but we do not accept such payments considering the fact that all items &
packages that is registered with us have a time limitation and we cannot accept
payment without knowing when you will be picking up the package or even respond
to us. So we cannot take the risk to have accepted such a payment incase of any
possible demurrage. Kindly note that your colleague did not leave us with any
further information. We hope that you respond to us as soon as possible because
if you fail to respond until the expiry date of the foremost package, we may
refer the package to the British Commission for Welfare as the package do not
have a return address. Kindly contact the delivery department (FedEx Delivery

Contact Person: Mr. Johnson Benson.
Tel: +234-8083217748. 

Kindly complete the below form and send it to the email address given above.
This is mandatory to reconfirm your Postal address and telephone numbers. 


As soon as your details are received, our delivery team will give you the
necessary payment procedure so that you can effect the payment for the Security
Keeping Fees.  As soon as they confirm your payment of Ј110 GBPwhich is
equivalent to $220 USD, they shall immediately dispatch your package to the
designated address. It usually takes 72 Hours being an express delivery

Note that we were not instructed to email you,but due to the high priority of
your package we had to inform you as your sender did not leave us with his
phone number because he stated that he just arrived England and he was not on
phone yet. We indeed personally sealed your Bank Draft and we found your email
contact in the attached letter as the recipient of the foremost package. Ensure
to contact the delivery department with the email address and ensure to fill the
above form as well to enable successful reconfirmation. 

All responses must be forwarded to: 

Yours Faithfully,
Mrs. Margaret Blaire.
FedEx Online Management Team.All rights reserved. © 1995-2008 FedEx.