This email with the subject "Your Urgent Re-Confirmation Needed !!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 04 Dec 2008 09:23:35 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Federal Ministry"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: Beneficiary, This is to bring to your notice about the due process of your outstanding contractual payment which was suspended by the Federal ministry of Finance thereby stopping the telex unit to pause the transfer of your contract fund to your nominated Bank Account. As a result of this development, verification conducted by the newly appointed Finance Minister in conjunction with the Newly Appointed Member of Presidential Board of Trustee on Debt Verification Panel to contact you and let you Know that your contract case file has been endorsed for payment awaiting your confirmations. In view of several efforts already made by us to contact you proved abortive. Based on the new Address submitted to this office on your behalf: (1) My Office desks have just received a new contact address from Mr. Bill Carlton, to deliver your Payment into a new address as stated bellow: 100 Wellington Street West , Suite 1200 ,Toronto , Ontario , Canada , M5K 1J3 The Sum of 5.3 Million US Dollars (Five Million Three Hundred Thousand US Dollars) should be paid to Mr. Bill Carlton, as your beneficiary/Partner. (2) Please, confirm to our Bank/Office if you have instructed Mr. Bill Carlton, to appoint an attorney/agent on your behalf thereby asking that he receive cash call Remittance on your behalf as your Partner. (3) It have come to our notice that you are being contacted by unauthorized individuals with respect to your contract/Inheritance payment but unfortunately this office is not aware of your unofficial dealings and warned that it is at your own risk. (4) Please, also confirm if you have authorized Mr. Bill Carlton, To change your Residential Address to the following address stated below: 100 Wellington Street West , Suite 1200 ,Toronto , Ontario , Canada , M5K 1J3 We have decided to contact you for re-verification because we suspected that Mr. Bill Carlton, is trying to divert your money through the sworn affidavit to a new different address as your Partner Because of the fraudulent activities going around the globe, The World Bank and IMF advices the Central Bank not to contact you again regarding your Contractual Payment, which is why this Department (Foreign Fund Unit/Audit Department of the Dept Verification Panel Of Federal Ministry of Finance is now in charge of the Fund to be released to you through one of the Nominated Bank by World Bank and IMF. Therefore, if you had not authorized Mr. Bill Carlton, to claim this Contractual Payment on your behalf as your Partner, Kindly get back to us with the down listed information requested for re-confirmation/verification and for fast and swift release of the Fund to you without any Further Delay. You are now required to reconfirm to us the followings: (1) Your Full Name: (2) Residential Address: (3) Direct Mobile Phone Number: (4) Profession, Age and Marital Status: (5) Company/Business Name: (6) International Passport/ID: You are advice to get back to the Federal Ministry of Finance on this E-mail Address (email@example.com) with the Information requested from you and re-confirmation whether you instruct any One to get Your Fund release on your Behalf. As soon as this information is received by this Panel, you shall be instructed on how to get this Fund released directly to you from our Nominated Bank which has being endorsed by the World Bank and IMF Organization to make sure that your Fund is release to you. Yours Faithfully, Mr.Patrick Uba For Federal.Ministry of Finance e-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone Number:+234-709-309-9838