This email with the subject "Dear Friend,The contact for your compensation cheqe/Fund" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 18 May 2008 15:58:49 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "williams" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, You might find it so difficult to remember me. Though, it is indeed, a very long time. On my singular, I am much delighted and privileged to contact you again, after couple of years now. It takes fate, courage and God's fearing to remember old friends and at the same time, to show gratification to them, despite circumstances that made things to not work out as we projected then. I take this liberty to inform you that, the transaction we were pursing together, finally worked out by God's infinite mercy and I decided to contact you just to let you know. You are advised to stop any further communication with your local representative(s) any officials (s) department whom may call or email you concerning the check draft worth sum of ?1,000.000.00 except Dr Mike Mbah. FOR THE DEPERTATMENT OF SHIPMENT Benin Republic CURRIER EXPRESS NATIONAL BENIN Your are advise not to accept any fax or telephone calls that does not come from him, because he is the only person I left with the order on how to deliver the check draft to you, and you may call him immediately you received this message for more information through the instruction I left, I have conscience as a human being, due to your tremendous effort and contribution to make things work out in retrospect. Meanwhile, I must inform you that I am presently in Japan for numerous business negotiations and establishments. I just arrived yesterday night and checked in, in a hotel and decided to go down to the hotel business centre to mail you. Now, with my sincere heart, I have raised and signed an International Cashier's Bank draft, to the Sum of ?1.000.000.00 (ONE MILLION EURO) only in your name as a COMPENSATION to your dedication, humanity and contribution, as it were during those trying period. Contact him now, his Name is Dr Mike Mbah. (FOR THE DEPERTATMENT OF SHIPMENT Benin Republic CURRIER EXPRESS NATIONAL BENIN ) on There E-mail: email@example.com Or firstname.lastname@example.org or phone number +229-93 688-346 You are to forward to Them, the following: 1. YOUR FULL NAMES: 2.YOUR HOUSE/OFFICE MAILING ADDRESS 3. YOUR HOUSE/MOBILE TELEPHONE NUMBER He will advise you further about the shippment of the CENB to your Residence Address or Office Address you may provide. Feel free to reach him via this very mail address: email@example.com Or firstname.lastname@example.org Most importantly, the CENB has only validity period of 60 Working days. therefore the earlier you respond the bettere to that effect, shall be admired. You have to mind the days enroute shippment. Sincerely Yours, Mr. Erick Williams.