A Scam Email with the Subject "RE:PAYMENT NOTIFICATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 10 Apr 2009 08:46:39 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Honorable Minister of Finance.
This is to officially inform you that we have verified your contract inheritance file presently on my desk, and we found out that you have not received your payment due to lack of co-operation and not fulfilling the obligations giving to you in respect to your contract /inheritance and lottery payment through your payment bank.
Secondly, you are hereby advice to stop dealing with them and the non-officials in the bank as this is an illegal act and will have to stop if you so wish to receive your payment immediately neither through contract payment, inheritance (next of kin) and lottery payment, involve is E.g. ( Africa, Europe and Asia). After the board meeting held at our headquarters with the new honorable minister of finance; Dr. Shamsuddeen Usman,
We have resolved in finding a solution to your problem, and as you may know, we have arranged your payment through our ATM Swift Card payment center or ETF Transfer (Bank Wire Method, which is the instruction given by our minister of finance.
This payment center through ministry of finance will send you an ATM card which you will use to withdraw your (fund)money in an ATM machine in any part of the world, but the maximum is ($5,000.00) five thousand US Dollars per transaction. So, if you like to receive your fund this way,$5,000 USD for you to withdraw for a day and each transaction is $3,000 USD minimum which you have to withdraw $5,000 UDS for one working day also be informed that the total amount in the Swift ATM card is $355,000 USD.
(1) Your full name:......................
(2) Your address where you want the payment center to send your ATM card
through UPS Service:..............
(3) Phone and fax number:................
(4) Age and Occupation:..................
(5) Your nearest international air port in your city of
(6) Mode of payment: ATM card / ETF.
We shall be expecting to receive your E-mail On this regards, do not hesitate to contact me for more details and direction, and also please do update me with any new development.
We look forward to serving you better and Feel free and Email for more details.
Thanks for your co-operation and Waiting to hear from you soonest.
We look forward to serving you better.
Mrs. Dora Daniels (OON)
Permanent Secretary to Dr. Usman Shamsuddeen
FOR:Honorable Minister of Finance.