A Scam Email with the Subject "RE: PAYMENT OF YOUR OVER DUE FUND THROUGH DEDUCTION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 08 Nov 2008 04:13:41 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Dr. Benson Idika Benson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
PRESIDENCY OFFICE OF DIRECTOR DUE PROCESS UNIT OLD SENATE BUILDING TBS, GHANA. REF: FGG/PRES/DPU/2005/QTR01/VOL.2 PAYMENT OF YOUR OVER DUE FUND THROUGH DEDUCTION Dear Sir/Madam Following directives and mandate this office recieved in respect of your over-due contract fund claim valued at $40 million, I am delighted to inform you that your name was in the pay roll on the schedule of payment on the category you belong . Now we are trying to recall back the schedule and in the system, we were made to understand you have not receive your fund, very dishearten that you have not received your fund because in your payment schedule roll, other contractors short listed along side with your name have received their fund since. This made you to benefit from this new payment policy through deduction method. When we cross examine into our computer diskette analysis data bank we discovered that you have not been paid for this reason your name has been short listed among other contractors whose fund has been over due for payment, who will benefit for deduction payment policy newly introduced. Therefore, a WAIVER FORM QZ would be sent to you for deduction certificate on your quick response to this mail.. As soon as this certificate is obtain which is for payment free, all necessary upfront payment charges will be deducted from your fund. The certificate is obtainable from the office of Mr president at ACCRA GHANA. AS soon as this certificate is obtained, it will be taken to high court justice for legal seal agreement stamp for notarization(this implies that you are in affirmative agreement with the Government to deduct all necessary fees from your fund). Now this certificate will be taken to the ministry of finance for endorsement which will be later directed to the accountant- general of the federation who will carry out the deduction exercise before it moves to the auditor- general of the federation for proper auditing and checks. At this stage, the ministry will over see the deduction before it will be taken to the paying bank for electronic telegraphic wire transfer. If you can adhere to my instructions and directives this fund will be confirmed into your account within the next five (5) working days. please you are advised to contact Dr. Benson Idika Benson, The Director, Due Process Unit in the Presidency for proper action as detailed above. and for more information on my private email address; email@example.com We urge your maximum co-operation as we are obliged to serve you better and to restore back lost hope to you, thanks. Yours faithfully, Dr. Idika Benson Director, Due Process Unit