This email with the subject "Scam Victims Reimbursement: YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR PAYMENT!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 09 Nov 2008 07:21:10 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was ACCESS BANK PLC <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
THE BENEFICIARY. VICTIMS/$250,000 BENEFICIARIES. OUR REF: R19940E YOUR REF: 92208 Attention, SCAM VICTIMS REIMBURSEMENTS PROGRAMME. I write to bring to your notice as a delegate from the Nigerian Government Reimbursement Committee under the strict supervision of the United Nations to pay 280 World/Nigerian 419 scam victims the sum of $250,000 USD (Two Hundred and Fifty Thounsand Dollars) each. You are however short-listed as one of the beneficiaries qualified for this quarter's payments.You are expected to get back to us for your immediate reimbursement. As a result of this laudable recommedations,you are hereby informed that during the last U.N. meeting held in Abuja, Nigeria, it was alarmed so much by the rest of the world on the loss of funds by various foreigners to the scam artists operating in syndicates all over the world today. In other to redeem the good image of our country, the President has ordered the immediate payment of $250,000 USD each to the affected victims in accordance with the U.N. recommendations. Due to the corrupt and inefficient Banking Systems in Nigeria, these payments are to be made by ACCESS BANK Plc, Nigeria and RABO BANK PLC, UK as the corresponding paying bank under the funding assistance of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Presently, 224 Beneficiaries have being paid, more than 70% of the victims are from the United States and Canada, while others are from various parts of the world. Your particulars were among those mentioned by some of the Syndicates that were apprehended in Lagos, Nigeria as one of the victims of the operations, you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to anybody for any reason whatsoever as the U.S. secret service in conjunction with The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has swange into action to track this criminals down.Once again,you are expected to keep it secret until these criminals are all apprehended. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) (Motto: No Body is above the Law) have combined effort with the United Nation Anti-crime Commission to alleviate the plight of these victims as well as redeeming the image of our dear country. Many Banks, Universal firms, Companies and individuals have been in bankrupcy today due to the activities of these hoodlums. However, a thorough investigation have revealed that these people have dropped over 500,000 victims across the world, after collecting their money falsely, many as a result of this have committed suicide, while others are now living in abject poverty.As regards these ongoing developmental strive, we have over 200 suspects at hand, 135 in kirikri prisons.While many are awaiting trial, we are still in search of others, who think they are wise, and hope that you will assist by giving any vital information that could lead to the apprehension of these hoodlums. You can receive your reimbursement via any of these options you Choose, DRAFT/CHEQUE/ATM CARD/WESTERN UNION/WIRE TRANSFER. We shall be waiting to hearing from you been certain that your response will be that you are satisfied and willing to claim your $250,000 USD (Two Hundred and Fifty Thounsand Dollars) reimbursement funds. Send a copy of your response and payment code to our remittance officer: NAME: Mr. Martins Ete. VICTIM/REF/PAYMENTS CODE: ABP/R19940E $250,000 USD. EMAIL: email@example.com Yours Faithfully, Mrs. Maria Mamudu. PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER. Access Bank Plc.