This email with the subject "FUND TRANSFER" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 06 Dec 2008 21:23:53 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MR. DAVID JAMES" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION Lagos Office: Address: 15A Awolowo Road City: Ikoyi State: Lagos Country: Nigeria Motto: No Body is Above the Law ATTENTION: Take notice that based on the Federal Government inauguration of this committee which extended to all Africa countries and Europe, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission - (EFCC) have combined with the United Nation Anti-crime Commission to alleviate and redeem the image and past wounds of our dear citizens and foreign firms who were duped , defrauded, scamed and abandoned by some impostors who indiscriminately use the name of God, Office of governors, Presidency, Banks etc to slight down our dignities to international communities. Many banks have been in bankruptcy today, Universal firms, Companies due to the activity of these hoodlums. However, investigation have shown that these people have dropped over 500,000, clients after collecting their money, many committed suicide and others living by the grace of God. We therefore see this country as a treasonable felony and have over 500 convicts at hand, 300 in kirikri prisons, while many are still on trail. We will still fetch for others who feel they are wise. We hope that you will be our friend by giving us more information. Success Stories: http://www.efccnigeria.org/index.phpoption=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=88&Itemid=91 Most Wanted: http://www.efccnigeria.org/index.phpoption=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=78&Itemid=79 Meanwhile, we have a committee whose duties are to re-commend genuine contractors, loan bidders, next of kin (inheritance payment) NNPC award, foreign firms who have completed all the federal government normal payment requirements, but abandoned due to take over, some sacked officials who take Government papers to collect money and leave the beneficiary half way. In our inauguration, the government advised us that we must scrutinize all companies, banks and Security Firm for payment. According to the number of Applications at hand, 92 Beneficiaries has been paid, half of the already paid vicitims are from the United States of America, we still have more 8 left to be paid the compensations of $250,000.00 Dollars through Online/internet Bank Transfer System. Other victims who have not been contacted can submit their application as well for proper scrutiny/verification for possible consideration. Your particulars was mentioned by one of the syndicates who was arrested as one of their victims of the operations. You are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to him for any reason or whatsoever, because the U.S. SECRET SERVICE is already on trace of the other criminals. So keep it secret till they are all apprehended. We have found your full entitlement valid among other approvals, and we also have endorsed your payment to STERLING BANK PLC to pay you in cash VIA ONLINE/INTERNET BANK TRANSFER SYSTEM without prejudice, and we will need a confirmation of all your communication with them until you finally receive your money so as to investigate/find where they are based. It will be well appreciated if you can provide us some vital information on how you have been scamed. The federal government is using this opportunity to compensate the entire victim who some Nigerians have defrauded. You are further instructed to contact Mr.David James to compensate you with Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars,($250,000.00). CONTACT: MR. DAVID JAMES ADDRESS: 15A Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos - Nigeria. EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please fill the following form for prove:- NAME:........... YOUR HOME ADDRESS:............. AGE:.................. OCCUPATION:............ COUNTRY:.................... STATE:.......................... TELEPHONE NUMBER:............. SEX:.................... As soon as you send him the following, he will release your compensated funds to you. THIS IS PROUDLY SPONSORED BY THE EUROPE /AFRICA GOVERNMENT. Thanks for your co-operations Yours faithfully, NUHU RIBADU, Executive Chairman, (Economic & Financial Crimes Commission) CHAIRMAN: ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION(E.F.C.C). ASSISTANT CHAIR PERSON MR. DAVID JAMES