A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM AMERICAN EMBASSY IN COTONOU, BENIN" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 01 Mar 2009 16:11:08 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "AMERICAN EMBASSY" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
AMERICAN EMBASSY IN COTONOU, BENIN Rue Caporal Bernard Anani BP 2012 Cotonou, Benin. E-mail: email@example.com New Year Greeting From U.S. Embassy in Cotonou, Benin Attn: This is to notify you that your sealed box registered as family treasure with FedEX Company Benin was brought to our custody today for safe keeping and now waiting for your confirmation before the final delivery will be commencing to your address registered. We are now waiting for you to contact our office through e-mail or above telephone number for confirmation before delivery to our nearest embassy in your country. The sealed box in question supposed to be shipped through Ups Company Benin and was delayed due to courier license number of the sealed box. We have had meeting with board of director and was finalized to deliver at your address through our correspondent embassy in your country pending your immediate response with the requirement, by sending the sun of $153 across our office here in Benin to enable procuring the license number and complete the delivery of your sealed box to your address as registered. Furthermore, be advice to reconfirm the below information as your current and direct contact upon contacting us to avoid wrong delivery. 1. Your full name: 2. Current home address: 3. Telephone Number: Once you notify us with above details, your sealed box will be send to our correspondent embassy in your state and will be deliver to your address. Moreover, you are expected to send the $153 direct to in care of AUGUSTINE C GODWIN, registration officer, send through western union or Money Gram to help expedite the process and send your sealed box for delivery at your address. RECEIVER NAME:..... ELUOMUNO PETER. COUNTRY:................ BENIN REPUBLIC . CITY:....................... COTONOU. TEST QUESTION:....... HARRY?. TEST ANSWER:......... UP. AMOUNT:.................. $153. Don't forget to send the western Union or money gram transfer information (MTCN or REFERENCE NUMBER) for easy receive and immediate procuring of your box license number and send for delivery at your address. NOTICE: - Goods that stay unclaimed for a week (7days) will be return to the State Government white house as prohibited proper and will be confiscated. Treat this as matter of urgency. Sincerely Yours, Cyrille S. Oguin Management Officer U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ----------------------------------------------------------------- Find the home of your dreams with eircom net property Sign up for email alerts now http://www.eircom.net/propertyalerts