A Scam Email with the Subject "URGENT ATTENTION, TODAY INVESTIGATION ON YOUR PAYMENT FILE AND REASON" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 19 Feb 2009 03:07:14 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "firstname.lastname@example.org"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
URGENT ATTENTION, TODAY INVESTIGATION ON YOUR PAYMENT FILE AND REASON FOR DELAYING YOUR OWN PAYMENT APPROVED FOR LONG, PLEASE ARE YOU STILL ALIVE? DID YOU SIGN ANY AGREEMENT IN FAVOUR OF THIS (JOHN WHEELER) TO STAND AS YOUR NEXT OF KIN TO RECEIVE YOUR APPROVED FUND? PLEASE WE NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU SO THAT WE WILL NOT MAKE ANY MISTAKE IN ALLOWING THIS MAN TO CLAIM WHAT DOES NOT BELONG TO HIM. WE ADVISE YOU TO STOP EVERY COMMUNICATION YOU HAVE WITH ANY PERSON/OFFICE TO ENABLE YOU RECEIVE YOUR APPROVED FUND. WE ARE WORKING HARD TO MAKE SURE THAT WE WIPE OUT SCAMMERS FROM NIGERIA AND PLEASE BE CAREFUL WITH WHOM YOU ARE DEALING WITH SO THAT YOU WILL NOT BE A VICTIM OF SCAM OR FRAUD. MANY PEOPLE ARE IMPERSONATING THE PEOPLE IN POWER AND SOME CLAIM TO BE THE CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR OR BANK OFFICIAL, SOME WILL EVEN TELL YOU THAT THEY WILL SEND YOU CREDIT OR ATM CARD AND SOME ARE IMPERSONATING THE F.B.I, PLEASE STOP SPENDING YOUR MONEY FOR NOTHING AND FOLLOW THE LEGAL PROCESS BECAUSE YOU WILL END UP IN RECEIVING NOTHING FROM THOSE SCAMMERS OR THEY WILL PUT YOU INTO TROUBLE THAT MAY LEAD YOU TO JAIL .DO REPLY IMMEDIATELY FOR CONFIRMATION TO ENABLE US GIVE YOU MORE DETAILS ON HOW YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR APPROVED FUND. SEND YOUR RESPONSE TO OUR EMAIL (firstname.lastname@example.org) BEST REGARDS, MRS. FARIDA V.M WAZIRI: (CHAIRMAN) ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (E.F.C.C INVESTIGATION BUREAU)