This email with the subject "Hello," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 22 Sep 2008 13:03:34 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. West Campbell"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello, Compliment of the seasons my dear and how are you doing and your family? Hope you still remember me? I am Dr. West Campbell, from Ohio (USA) who contacted you some times ago to assist me secure the release of some money accrued from the over invoicing of a contract/inheritance payment. It is with my pleasure to inform you that I have successfully secure the transfer of the money through the assistance of a new partner from Paraguay. Meanwhile, I didn't forget your past efforts and attempts to assist me in transferring those funds, I appreciated your efforts at that time very much and so therefore I have made up my mind to compensate you with 10% of the total sum which is $500,000.00 United States Dollars Check, cashable at your local bank in your country. Presently I am in the Paraguay with my new partner and we are into some other investment project as you may already be aware. So therefore I have drop your International Certified Check with the UPS delivery department. You are advise only to fill the below details and forward it to the UPS delivery department so as to enable them deliver your Check to you safely. Full Name: ........................... Address: ............................. Phone Number: ........................ As soon as you fill the above text form, please send it to the UPS delivery department through their below contacts or by email. United Parcel Service Nigeria LTD (UPS) Plot 15, Oworonski Expressway Gbagada Industrial Estate Lagos. Nigeria. Tel.: 234-1-2701212 Fax: 234-1-2704563 E-mail: email@example.com At the moment, I am very busy here because of the investment projects which myself and my new partner are having at hand. Finally, I have forwarded instructions to the UPS delivery department on your behalf to send your International Certified Check of Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars to you as soon as you contact them without delay. I have already paid the UPS their courier charges to deliver your check to you, the only payment you will make to them is the Value Added Tax (VAT) fee of $200 USD which is mandatory by federal laws. Please I will like you to accept this token with good faith as this is from the bottom of my heart. Thanks and God bless. Best regards, West Campbell Tel: +59521213815