This email with the subject "Your Compensation Payment Approved (Not Spam)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 18 Nov 2008 16:41:44 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Ecowas Committee"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I'm happy to inform you about my success in getting the fund transferred to a Swiss Account with the co-operation of a new partner from England who is an international business man. Presently I'm in england for investment projects with my own share of the total sum and i'll be travelling to India. Meanwhile, I didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in transferring those funds despite that it failed us some how that is why I decided to compensate you for the effort invested before now an i would like you to know that the ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES has your backing and will be directing you on what to do to get your funds. Now contact my secretary, his contacts are: Name: Mr Dale Micheal Email: email@example.com Ask him to send you the total sum of $800,000.00 (Eight Hundred Thousand United State Dollars) which I kept for your compensation for all the past efforts and attempts to assist me in this matter. I appreciated your efforts at that time so well. So feel free and get in touched with my secretary Mr. Dale Micheal and instruct him where to send the Money to you. Please do let me know immediately you receive it so that we can share the joy after all the stress in getting the fail fund.At the moment, I am very busy here because of the investment projects which I and the new partner are having at hand. Finally, remember that I had forwarded instructions to my secretary on your behalf to receive that money, so feel free to get in touch with Mr. Dale Micheal and he will send the amount to you without any delay. Get Back to my secretary with your filled out informations for the processing of your fund: FULL NAME: , HOME ADDRESS: PHONE NUMBER: , AGE: SEX: , OCCUPATION: , COUNTRY: Regards, Dr. Terry Edmond