A Scam Email with the Subject "Compensation payment" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 30 Jun 2008 13:28:15 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr. Steve Williams" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mr.Steve Williams. Firstbank / United Nations 2008. REF/PAYMENT CODE: TRANSFER TF / 9023118308 / 08 $1,000,000 USD This is to bring to your notice that I am delegated from the United Nations to Firstbank Abuja to pay 100 Nigerian 419 scam victims $1,000,000 USD each, you are listed and approved for this payments as one of the scammed victims,get back to me as soon as possible for the immediate payments of your $1,000,000 USD compensations funds. On this faithful recomendations, I want you to know that during the last UN meetings held at Abuja,Nigeria,it was alarmed so much by the rest of the world in the meetings on the lose of funds by various foreigners to the scams artists operating in syndicates all over the world today,in other to retain the good image of the country,the president of the country(President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua) is now paying 100 victims of this operators $1,000,000 each, the payments are to be paid by Firstbank Abuja, Nigeria,corressponding paying bank under funding assistance by the Central Bank of Nigeria( C.B.N.). According to the number of applicants at hand,84 beneficiaries has been paid ,half of the victims are from the United States,we still have more 16 left to be paid the compensations of $1,000,000 USD each.Your particulars was mentioned by one of the syndicates who was arrested in Lagos Nigeria as one of thier victims of the operations,you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to any body for any reason what so ever,the US secret service is already on trace of the criminals. You can receive your compensations payments via any of the both options you choose, DRAFT PAYMENT, WIRE TRANSFER. I shall feed you with further modalities as soon as I hear from you. Yours faithfully, Mr. Steve Williams