A Scam Email with the Subject "Greeting Beneficiary," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 14 Nov 2008 12:47:31 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Thelma James"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Greeting Beneficiary, This is to notify you that your inherited parcel has arrived the US Department of State Bureau and waiting for your comply before the final delivery will be effected to your delivery address. We have been waiting for you to contact this office regarding your parcel bank draft of USD$350.000.00 which FedEx Express Courier supposed to deliver to you and was on held by US Department of State Bureau and requesting for coverage clearance which will be obtain from the origination of your parcel before it will be released to you. After the meeting held by our board of director which was concluded that the delivery of your parcel to your address must be completed within 24 working hours upon your comply to the requirement which is by sending the sum of $195 to enable our branch office in Lagos, Nigeria secure the needed coverage clearance and effect the delivery direct to your address. Note that your parcel has been arrived in US embassy and waiting to receive coverage clearance before the gate pass is given. Meanwhile, you are expected to reconfirm your current address and telephone number upon contacting us to avoid wrong delivery hand over, once you notify us with the information we will release your parcel and deliver it to your door step, also understand that you are expected to send only $195 coverage clearance to our branch office in Lagos, Nigeria as the originated country of your parcel in care of Mr. Femi Duru our branch office clark in Lagos, Nigeria through western union or Money Gram once you receive this message with the information below for immediate release of your inheritance: Receivers Name: Mr. Femi Duru City/Country: Lagos, Nigeria Amount: US$195 Test Question: Who saved you? Answer : Jesus Once you send the above mentioned fee, try to notify us with the transfer mtcn or reference code for easy pick up and immediate action on your delivery. Warning: Any inherited parcel, Goods that stayed unclaimed for 7 working days will be return to the Government custody for onward confiscated. Therefore, is left for the beneficiary to treat as matter of urgency. Sincerely Yours, Dr. David Straw Public Relation Officer Email contact:.............email@example.com