A Scam Email with the Subject "BONAFIDE BENEFICIARY PLEASE CLEARIFY US NOW" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 07 Aug 2008 08:26:55 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "ALHAJI BUNU FAROUK"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY ( FACT FINDING COMMISSION ).
FROM DESK OF ALHAJI BUNU FAROUK.
ATTENTION OF: BONAFIDE BENEFICIARY .
By legislative resolution reached on 6th December 2007 following the complaint and petition received by the
Office of the President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
(ALHAJI UMARU USMAN YARADUA) from foreign beneficiaries over the non-payment of their claims, this
presidential commission on fact finding and foreign payment was inaugurated to release immediately all the
payment that have received approval like yours.
We are pleased to inform you that we have verified every aspect of your payment and have submitted a
written report to the President of Nigeria, the House of Senate and the Federal House of Representative
sub committees on Finance and Foreign Payment. We are going to transfer your payment upon receiving
your confirmation because we are confused on which account to make the transfer into as we received a
Scotland Bank Account details from this man claiming to be the rightful beneficiary thereby contradicting
your earlier account detail in our data bank.
PLEASE CLARIFY THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
(1). Did you at any point transfer your right of ownership to one MR. THOMAS G. HENDERSON , to claim
and receive the payment on your behalf?
(2). His claim was backed with a "Deed of Agreement "in his favour thereby indicating the
fund destination to the following account.Account name: THOMAS G. HENDERSON, Account No: 01028732
Bank Name: BANK OF SCOTLAND,Swift Code: BOFSGB2S are you aware of this?
You are required as a matter of urgency to confirm the legitimacy of the above claim and the reason for such
change.In event you did not authorize such claim, please confirm to us immediately by way of application for
contract payment stating your authentic account details, contract number and amount for the authentication
and normalization through the below E-mail.
All letters must be attention to the Chairman of the Commission ALHAJI BUNU FAROUK. You are required to
submit this authentication before the transfer will be effected as we are bound to recognize
THOMAS G. HENDERSON'S claim and release the payment if we do not receive you submission to this
enquiry as quickly as possible.
ALHAJI BUNU FAROUK
Chairman of the Commission
NB: This message supersedes any other message or information in respect to your payment. And Please
for your information stop any further communication with any office or person.