A Scam Email with the Subject "ARE YOU STILL ALIVE/ FROM INVESTIGATION OFFICE APPROVE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 29 Nov 2008 15:08:18 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mrs. Farida Waziri"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF:MRS.FARIDA V.M WAZIRI (CHAIRMAN)
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION
(NIGERIAN INVESTIGATION BUREAU)
14A AWOLOWO LANE, IKOYI
Motto: No Body is Above the LAW
ARE YOU STILL ALIVE/ FROM INVESTIGATION OFFICE APPROVE
I, am Mrs.Farida Waziri (CHAIRMAN) Economic And Financial Crime Commission, a committee set up by the Federal Government of Nigeriaunder the able President Yar\'Adua.The purpose of the committee among other is to investigate,verify and settle all outstanding debts owned to foreign contractors whose payment is overdue.
Consequently, we received a directive from the office of the president,ordering the above office to settle all genuine contractors whose debts has been outstanding for a long time now.and for those that shown sufficient proof regarding the release of their fund,And we wish to inform you that in our record here, you have fulfilled such conditions as the rightfull beneficiary of the said $7.5Million Dollars.
But the reasons why your own Transfer has to be delayed is because, there is presently a counter claims on your funds by one MR.JOHN WHEELER, who is presently trying to make us believe that you are dead and even explained that you entered into an agreement with him, to help you in receiving your fund, So here comes the big question. Did you sign any Deed of Assignment in favor of (JOHN WHEELER). thereby making him the current beneficiary with his following account details: MR JOHN WHEELER, AC/NUMBER: 6503809428. ROUTING/122006743, B/NAME:CITI BANK,ADDRESS:NEW YORK,USA.
Please if you did not sign, nor authorize MR.JOHN WHEELER to receive your payment on your behalf, kindly reconfirm to us, for your urgent release the Premium immidiatly, Please Recomfirm your genuine ADRESS (information) ! your ban k information were you want this payment to be transfered including your phone number for verification Or call us, to avoid making payment to a wrong person, attempt to divert your payment to a new account without your knowledge.
This office is glad to inform you that your payment shall be made as soon as we receive your feedback of claim/release today.We are sorry to inform you that the Federal Government had made it clear to all foreign contractors whose payment is overdue to be paid immediately hence all the modality relating to the release of your contract fund had been completed today. You are advised to stop any further communication with any department Or any Government parastatal.This is
to forestall new effort towards a diversion of your payment.
We applogise on behalf of the President and the good citizens of this country Nigeria for any delay and lost this most have coursed you and promise that such thing will not happen again.And if you are dealing with any of the hudloom regarding this payment Or any transferfrom this country, Please we urge you to STOP, because your funds in the total sum $7.500.000(seven Million Fiven Hundred United States Dollars) AND all expencess which you must have lost, was recently approved by the Presidency and here with this Investigation Bureau(EFCC)here in Nigeria to be settled.
Kindly reply urgently today for more infomation and directive of claim We wait your conceren and action of claim to this regards.
Mrs Farida V.M Waziri
(Chairman) Economic And Financial Crime Commission