Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: FedEx Courier Service <>

This email with the subject "YOU HAVE A PACKAGE WITH THE FEDEX COURIER SERVICE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 21 May 2008 23:01:31 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was FedEx Courier Service <>, although it may have been spoofed.

18 Argungu Road
Abeokuta street,
Kaduna Nigeria.
TEL: +234-708-271-6785
DATE: 22/05/2008
Custormers Service Hours-
Monday To Saturdays:8AM - 5PM
Office Hours Monday To Saturdays:10AM - 2PM

Dear Customer

We have been waiting for you to contact us for your Confirmable Package that
is registered with us for shipping to your residential location. We had
thought that your sender gave you our contact details.
It may interest you to know that a letter is also added to your package.

However, we cannot quote its content to you via email for privacy reasons.
We understand that the content of your package itself is a Bank Draft worth
of $800,000.00 USD. As you know, FedEx do not ship money in CASH or in
CHEQUES but Bank Drafts are shippable.

The package is registered with us for mailing by your colleague as claimed,
and your colleague explained that he is from the United States but he is
here in Nigeria for a three 3 months Surveying Project as he works with a
construction firm in the United States.

We are sending you this email because your package is been registered on a
Special Order. What you have to do now, is to contact our delivery Department for immediate
dispatch of your package to your residential address. Note that as soon as
our Delivery Team confirms your informations, it will take only one working
day{ 24 hours} for your package to arrive its designated destination.

For your information, the VAT & Shipping charges as well as Insurance fees
have been paid by your colleague before your package was registered.
Note that the payment that is made on the Insurance, Premium & Clearance
Certificates, are to certify that the Bank Draft is not a Drug Affiliated
Fund DAF neither is it funds to sponsor Terrorism in your country. This
will help you avoid any form of query from the Monetary Authority of your

However, you will have to pay a sum of $153.00 USD to the FedEx Delivery Department being full 
payment for the Security Keeping Fee of the FedEx company as stated in our privacy terms &
condition page. Also be informed that your colleague wished to pay for the
Security Keeping charges, but we do not accept such payment considering the
facts that all items & packages that is registered with us have a time
limitation and we cannot accept payment having known not when you will be
picking up the package or even responding to us.

So we cannot take the risk to have accepted such payment in case of any
possible demurrage.Send Payment to our account officer at:

Receiver's Name:Toheeb William




We would want you to know that without you paying the Security Keeping fee,there is no way we would 
ship your package to you.

Kindly note that your colleague did not leave us with any further

We hope that you respond to us as soon as possible because if you fail to
respond until the expiry date of the foremost package, we may refer the
package to the British Commission for Welfare Branch here in Nigeria as the package do not have a
return address.



Kindly complete the below form and send it to the email address given below.

This is mandatory to reconfirm your Postal address and telephone numbers.







Kindly complete the above form and summit it to the delivery manager on:

As soon as your details are received, our delivery team will give you the
neccessary payment procedure so that you can effect the payment for the
Security Keeping Fees. As soon as they confirm your payment receipt of
$153. USD, they will not hesitate to dispatch your package as well as the
attached letter to your residence. It usually takes 24 hours being an over
night delivery service.

Note that we were not instructed to email you, but due to the high priority
of your package we had to inform you as your sender did not leave us with
his phone number because he stated that he just arrived Nigeria and he
hasnt fix any phone yet. We indeed personally sealed your Bank Draft and we
found your email contact in the attached letter as the recipient of the
foremost package.

Ensure to contact the delivery department with the email address given above
and ensure to fill the above form as well to enable a successful

Re-confirm your contact details to:

Yours Faithfully,
Mrs. Larry Moore.
FedEx Online Team Management.

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