A Scam Email with the Subject "NOTICE FOR THE RELEASE OF YOUR FUND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 03 Feb 2009 06:35:06 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "DR. YAKUBU ALABI" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA FOREIGN PAYMENT COMMITTEE (RESOLUTION PANEL ON DEBT PAYMENT) IKOYI-LAGOS NIGERIA PAYMENT FILE Ref No: FMF/La/05c-08. Attn:HONOURABLE BENEFICIARY, NOTICE FOR THE RELEASE OF YOUR FUND. Dear Beneficiary, On behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,we are pleased to contact you with this good news. In the course of our duty yesterday,we discovered some fund in the Nigeria Federal Government Suspense Account"that was approved for payment in your favour.we discovered that your payment file was dumped untreated,at this point, we apologize for the delay and the inconviniences which the delay has caused you or your organisation. By the Authourity conferred to this committee by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,We wish to inform you today that the final approval has been given in your favour for the immediate release of your total outstanding inheritance fund of USD10,000,000.00 only.To enable the immediate release of your fund into your Bank Account, you are directed to reconfirm your detail information which includes:- Your names:- Your address:- Your age:- occupation:- sex:- Your mobile phone and fax number:- Your detail Bank Account information and the complete address of your Bank for prompt remittance. The remittance of the fund into your Bank Account will be effected within 72 hours as soon as the above requested information is received for the confirmation of the final payment release order and endorsed by the chairman of this committee in your favour . Also confirm if you applied for change of Account as there is an alternative Bank Account that has not got your names as the Beneficiary of the fund. You are warned to avoid every communication contact (phone call, email or fax) with any person(s) unless as may be directed by the Undersigned to avoid you from being mislead. You are adviced to report such correspondence to this committee for legal action.All subsiquent enquiries and confirmation should be directed to the Chairman through the above email address. Expecting your urgent response. Yours Sincerely, for Federal Ministry of finance. DR. YAKUBU ALABI. Chairman.email: email@example.com