A Scam Email with the Subject "UNITED PARCEL SERVICES UPS COPERATE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 14 Mar 2009 08:41:37 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was OFFICE FILE <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn Please, This letter is coming to you direct from the bank that we have last Month FABUARY 2009 received a payment credit instruction from the federal Government of Benin Republic to credit your account with your contract payment which is in the custody of our reserve Bank account here in Benin Republic. This is to notify you that your funds ($US1.5M) United State Dollars has been programmed for immediate release into your nominated account but we can not transfer this funds directly to your nominated bank account,Because we are having a little problem with International Monetary Fund (IMF) so our method of payment is by Diplomatic Courier Service Via United Parcel Security Shipping Company. Be inform that your funds have been package like a consignment box and deposited in the custody of UPS United Parcel Services head office here in Benin Republic for immediate delivery to your house address ,The reason while UPS is choosen for the delivery is that they are the best shipping company in the world and our government has issued and signed all the necessary document needed to make the delivery safe. Note: That the UPS United Parcel Services do not know the content of your box it is been registered as a box of Family Valuables Belonging to avoid delaying in delivery of your consignment,The Government of Benin Republic has already paid the official delivery cost and (yellow Tag Paper,insurance) fee it was deducted from the interest your money accumulated in the custody of our Reserve Bank here in Benin Republic before the total sum of $1.5M USD was packaged as a consignment and sealed as metallic showing that it is not a Drug Money or meant to sponsor Terrorist attack in your Country. The only money you have to send to United Parcel Services Security Company Benin Republc Branch is ($175.00 only) Dollars being Official Stamping fee which is mandatory Below is their contact details. (UNITED PARCEL SERVICES UPS COPERATE) Contact Person: Mr.Moris Leen. E-mail : c_upsdeliveryservice12@inMail24.com Tel: +229-9399 1609 Here is the information needed to deliver your consignment box to you. Your Full Name: _________________ Your Complete Address : ______________________________ Name of Country /City of Residence:____________________ Direct Home Telephone /Mobile Number:_______________________ copy of your id for identificationn if any; _________ Waiting for your immediate respond once you received your parcel. Best Regards Dr.Thomas Akabike Robert