This email with the subject "CONTACT REV RAPH JOHN DIRECTOR,ATM PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Nov 2008 17:27:33 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Barrister Nonso Lawrence."<lawrence.@yahoo.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
DEAR FRIEND, How are you today together with your family i hope every body is fine, you did not come down to my country here Benin Republic to pick your money ($10.8million us dollars ) in a Bank draft as we fixed and i did not heard from you since that time as we arranged then I went and deposited the Bank Draft with THE OCEANIC BANK PLC OF BENIN REPUBLIC here in Benin Republic because I travelled to saudi arabia for medical check up i will not be back till next monthending. I have arranged with the Bank to make your payment to you with their new ATM MASTER CARD which you can use to withdraw your money in any ATM machine around the globe at the maximium rate of $185.00 us dollars (Onethousand & Eight five US Dollars) per day.You have to contact the OCEANIC BANK PLC OF BENIN REPUBLIC with your full contact informations such as follows. YOUR FULL NAME............... YOUR HOME ADDRESS............. YOUR COUNTRY........................ YOUR PHONE NUMBER.............. A COPY OF YOUR PICTURE............... How ever, kindly contact the below person who is in position to release your ATM MASTER CARD.REV RAPH JOHN DIRECTOR,ATM PAYMENT DEPARTMENT OCEANIC BANK PLC OF BENIN REPUBLIC. MOBILE, +229-93642655 EMAIL: (email@example.com ) I have paid for the delivery, stamp and insurance charges.The only Money that your are going to pay to them is only fee to reactivate your ATM MASTER CARD before sending it to you.Try to contact them as soon as possible to enable them quicken the processing of your ATM CARD . Do Let me know as soon as you receive your ATM CARD. Thanks Barrister Nonso Lawrence.