This email with the subject "YOUR HELP IS NEEDED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 17 Apr 2009 06:15:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was economic commission <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF: MRS FARIDA WAZIRI
EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN,ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL
(WE ARE AT YOUR SERVICE)
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RE: FUND RECOVERY ALERT/FINAL NOTICE
Based on our findings in this investigation department in conjunction with the Federal Bureau Of Investigation(FBI) we wish to warn you against some Miscreants, Hoodlums,gangs and Touts who go about scamming innocent people by claiming to be who they are not and thereby tarnishing the image of this wonderful country. We have come across an internet documentation that some Hoodlums are contacting you in respect to the collection of a prize fund which was long approved in your favor with the Union Bank Nigeria Plc. . As a matter of fact we have been on this investigation assignments for some time secretly known to no one but the Presidency and some top government official who are in support of this investigation team to help stop fraudulent activities in this country and as well restore the image of this great country that has been tarnished by fraudsters.
Although we have been able to come up with some good result about the people that have extorted money from individuals in different countries world wide illegally, and I wish to list them so that you will personally indicate them by writing back to us with the name of whom scammed you among them ,the documented payment information you sent to them ,as we want to make sure your payment is routed to you without any further delay and note that we will surely deal and bring to book the names of people below if only you will cooperate with us by indicating correctly any of them.
The names of the Scammers that have been arrested are as follows:
1. Fake Prof. Charles Soludo
2. Chief Joseph Sanusi
3. Dr. R. Rasheed
4. Barrister sandra murphy
6. Barrister Scot King of mccanns fitzgerald solicitors
7. Mr. Ernest Chukwudi Obi
8. Fake Mr. Tunde Lemo
9. Mrs. W. D. A. Mshelia
10. Mrs. HELEN WILLIAMS OF BOND TRUST BANK
11. Mark Obi
12. Dr. Roberth Brown,
13. BARRISTER MUSA WILLIAMS
14. Morgan Ahmed Kuku
15. Dr. Idris Yahaya
16. Dr. Peter Adams
17. Mrs. Joyce Green
18. WILLIAMS SMITH
19. Dr. Yamee Gwomgam
20. Barrister J. Williams
21.Fake Christian Smith Of Bank Of America
23.Mr Cole Smith
24.Fake Dr. Emeka Onwuka
The above listed names and some which we cannot list because of time factor are been traced/investigated by the EFCC and some of them have been found out to be Nigerians who claims to be UK citizens and staffs of some offices/Banks in London .some of them has eloped the country and note that if any of them is caught and found guilty he/she we go to jailed for 25 years(twenty five years) as it is under the Degree 47 of the constitution of this country under the section of criminal law.So we are waiting for you to write us back and inform us if you have send money to any of the above mentioned persons ,so that we can start taking the necessary procedural steps prior to bringing them to book and having your fund wired into your Bank account back as nominated accordingly. Should in case the name of the Hoodlum that scammed you is not listed above, we will advise that you forward to us the his name and his contact so that we can trace them and as well bring them to book.we want facts and proves to have this people jailed and refund you your money that was extorted by the hoodlums on internet.
Note that , as soon as we hear from you we shall send to you the only paying bank that has the right to pay or contact you prior to the return of your money, which is currently been headed by the Bank Governor. You are further advised to deal directly with them and do whatsoever you are asked to do because that is the only way you will achieve the success in the wire of your money to you as designated.
We apologize on behalf of the President and the people of Nigeria for any delay and lost this must have coursed you in any way and promise that such thing will not occur again in the future and should in case you are currently dealing with any one of them regarding your fund, we urge you to stop further contact with them as you are taking a very big risk and it might interest you to know that you will never get your fund from them as they have nothing to offer.The hoodlums will continue coming up with expenses and thereby requesting for money from you until you go Bankrupt.
Finally, we are expecting to hear from you urgently so as to enable us serve you better and return your money into your Bank account as will be nominated. Thank you very much for your anticipated co-operation and understanding.
Mrs Frida Waziri
EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN,ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES