A Scam Email with the Subject "FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE./ARE YOU DEAD OR ALIVE?..." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 07 Feb 2009 22:42:22 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Dr. Usman Samsudeen"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn:- Unpaid Beneficiary, Dated This Day: 067/02/2009 CLAIM'S OF YOUR FUND VALUED US$10.5 MILLION BY SOME RE-PRESENTATIVES. Good Day to you and your family as i bring to you greetings in the name of the LORD.I do like to let you know that a power of attorney was forwarded to my office this morning by two gentlemen ,one of them is an AMERICAN national and he is ENGR . GILBERT M. USON by name while the other person is Mr. JACK MORGAN by name a CANADIAN national. I want you to know that your Registered Previous Personal Banking Details which is now in my Office was forwarded to me by the Central Bank Governor and the Transfer Unit as well.This Gentle Men claimed to be the representative of your Family, and this power of attorney stated that you have died, they brought an account to replace your informations and claimed your fund of $US36.6 Million which is right now lying DORMANT and UNCLAIMED, below is the new account they have submitted: BANK NAME:- ROYAL BANK OF CANADA (RBC). BANK WEBSITES:www.rbcroyalbank.com NAME OF ACCOUNT:LEAD AND SONS COMPANY. ACCOUNT NUMBER: 2984-0008-660. SWIFT CODE: BOPIPHMM. AMOUNT FOR TRANSFER: US$36.6 MILLION. Be further informed that this power of attorney also stated that you suffered and died of a throat cancer.All you just have to do is for you to confirm if you are really alive,because its sound furious that such kind of a thing just happened ,I was Instructed to find out if it really happens or not before the fund will be transfered to them. Please these email demands urgent response as whoever do read these if its you or a family Member or Friend who has access to your email address ,should respond immediately. You are therefore given 24hrs to confirm the truth in this information if you are still alive by responding back immediately so that these office can know what actions to be taken,because they are just insisting that we carry out the transfer of which we are writting to you now on their absent to confirm if you are still alive. Since no response from you all these while on how you can get your fund released to you, we are now suspecting that it might be true and funny that something strange might have happened and that the story might be true, because the only evidence now is you or your family members contacting these office now and confirming if these people are from you,or else we will transfer the fund to them. Kindly Provide the following details for immediate actions to be carried out: 1:Your full names: 2:Your Complete address: 3:Your age and sex: 4:Your Occupation: 5:Your Tel/fax: Note: In case of any questions from you or your family members that reads these email,call should be made direclt to my office mobile number: +234-7026383973.You or family members should forward to me emails you have been receiveing from those IMPOSTERS for adequate investigations to be carried out. You or your family members that reads these email should respond back as i await immediate response. Best regards, Hon. Dr. Samsudeen Usman (OFR), Minister Of Finance (FMF). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org