This email with the subject "Fw: important message" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 09 May 2008 13:47:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was melissa tang <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
This is to officially inform you that we have verified your case file and found out why you have not received your payment; it is because you have not fulfilled the obligations given to you in respect of your contract, lottery and inheritance payment.
Secondly we have been informed that you are still dealing with none officials of this bank, in your attempt to secure the release of the fund to you. We wish to advise you that such an illegal act have to stop if you wish to receive your payment since we have decided to bring a solution to your problem. Right now we have arranged your payment through our swift card payment centre Asia pacific, which is the latest instruction from Central bank of West African States Governor, Dr, Charles.k Banny.
This card centre is in Benin Republic and they will send you an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card with which you will use to withdraw your money in any (ATM) machine in any part of the world, so if you like to receive your fund in this way, please let us know by contacting the ATM payment department and also reconfirm the following information as listed below.
1. Full name-
2. Phone and fax number-
3. Address where you want them to send the ATM card Attn: to (p.o box not acceptable)
4. Your age and current occupation-
5. Attach copy of your driving license or passport.
6. Contract, Lottery or Inheritance amount.
We have been instructed to issue out at least 90% of the total sum as part payment for this fiscal year 2008. Also for your information, you have to stop any further communication with any other person(s) or office(s) to avoid any hitches in receiving your payment.
Now contact the ATM department with the below email address for immediate action:
Wait your expedite response.