This email with the subject "FEDERAL PAYMENT NOTIFICATION VALUED AT USD 6.2M" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 28 May 2008 04:05:54 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "SENATE HOUSE"<MARCAL1@telefonica.net>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE SENATE HOUSE
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT
(RESOLUTION PANEL ON CONTRACT PAYMENT)
Our Ref: FGN /SNT/STB
ATTN: Beneficiary ,
We, the entire members of the Federal House of Senate, on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigerian Government, Under the auspices of the civilian Head of State, President Umaru Yar'aDua and the Governor of Central Bank held a meeting last week concerning payment , both foreign and local contractors and some inheritance funds.
On going through files recently, we discovered that your file was designated as " untreated" , so at this juncture, we apologize for the delay of your payment and please stop communicating with any office now and call the attention of the appointed office below for you to receive your payment accordingly .
Now you are directed to contact the Office of the Paymaster General Federal Republic of Nigeria Dr. Paul Adams immediately so that he will pay you and fax you the payment Copy Slip and also you should reconfirm your banking Details , this is to avoid mistake while transferring your overdue payment to you today .
Contact Person: Dr. Paul Adams Email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Contact him now and inform him that you received an email from The Federal House of Senate Federal Republic , Instructing you to call him for immediate release of yor fund and forward your Details to his office to avoid transfer mistake
Dr David Mark