This email with the subject "Attn: Beneficiary" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 27 Jan 2009 01:10:11 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC)"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: Beneficiary, The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Seattle Division U.S.A in conjunction with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Nigeria, has discovered through our Intelligence Monitoring Network, that you have an on going transaction with a Financial Institution in Nigeria and that some scam artists especially from Africa has been contacting you for mutual assistance that would be of benefits to both party, please ensure that you report such letters to this office for prosecution. Our Major function is to fight and stop scams and also compensate all foreigner's who one way or the other has been retrieve from there hard earn money through illegal transactions. The below website can be more reference: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4320984.stm Peraventure you have been a victim in this cause, kindly inform us as we are ready to compensate you with the sum of $500,000.00. Base on this, You are to provide this office with the following information's stated below. 1. Your name in full 2. Residential address 3. Occupation 4. Date of birth (Age) 5. Contact Telephone numbers These informations should reach this office not later than 24hours from the date of the receipt of this mail. Note that your payment will not exceed 5 business days from today, as long as you fulfilled all obligations. Kindly send your reply to this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org I await your urgent response. Best Regards, Davidson Ekanem Secretary For: Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC)