This email with the subject "COMPENSATION LETTER....." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 06 Sep 2008 09:53:22 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was JOHN.O.ABOH <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, LETTER OF COMPENSATION/SETTLEMENT. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- This letter will definitely be amazing to you because of its realistic value. Sorry for the inconveniences that was rendered to you in your line of Inheritance Payment transaction with some impersonators some while ago. I know that this letter will hit you by surprise, but firstly I will like to introduce myself; I am (Mr. Williams David the Legal chairman of "ICPC", (Nigeria's Anti-Fraud Unit). On the 1st of October 2000, the former President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria (Chief Olusegun Obasanjo) introduced a Commission named the "ICPC", (Nigeria's Anti-Fraud Unit) which is duly registered under the United Nations (U.N.O). This particular Commission was initiated to detect fraud/funds delay/impersonation of Government Officials. Secondly, we are mandated by the US Government to settle foreign debts/fraud victims/Un-paid beneficiaries to satisfactory in other to maintain peace in the world at large and also to create a good relationship with the international bodies. Presently, we are being paid by the American government in other to avert beneficiary funds delays/fraud here in Nigeria. So far in this present year, we have settled the likes of (Mrs. Debbie Hargrove, Mr. Michael Wagner etc). Through the Security code system introduced by Bank of America that makes sure each beneficiary funds is deposited in a way that only you can effect the TRANSFER yourself or order a Diplomatic Delivery if you want the funds to be brought to your door step. You are being contacted by this office today dated (15th August, 2008) because your Case File (A) is the very first File on our Settlement Files Cabinet. From our intelligent investigations and Probing processes we discovered that you are a victim of fraud/funds delay. The "ICPC", is faithfully under my governance as the Legal Chairman of the great Commission and to this Authority I took an oath of allegiance to settle all fraud victims peacefully.This Memorandum is to notify you that you will be settled by the Nigerian Government from our initial Reserve Deposit Account of your Inheritance funds valued at GBP 15,000,000.00 only at the estimate of USD$ 25,100,000.00 . Your settlement will be actualized within 3working days after your response to this Official Letter. For further clarification/investigation kindly send the below information to us immediately: 1. Your residential address and full name 2. Mobile and fax number (for regular official contact). 3. Amount which you have lost previously. These above-mentioned informationís will officially enable us to carry out our verification processes and after that your compensation sum/Inheritance Funds will be Electronically wired into your designated Bank account or through a Diplomatic Delivery Service, depending on which mode you prefer. Your immediate compliance to this will expedite actions on your Payment because here in this office, we have a lot of listed victims to be settled. Officially Signed, Mr. Williams David Chairman ICPC Nigeria. Powered by Information Communication Technology Dept., (C) 2008 ICPC Nigeria, registered trademark