This email with the subject "Re:Fund Release Notice" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:04:18 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Dr. Mansur Muhtar" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE NEW APPOINTED MINISTER OF FINANCE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA. FEDERAL SECRETARIAT,CENTRAL AREA DISTRICT, ABUJA-NIGERIA Attn: Beneficiary This is to bring to your notice that Federal Government of Nigeria has appointed me as the New Minister of Finance (FMF) and with the recent meeting we held over contractors unpaid debt, it comes to my notice that your paymentsis due to be released but due to bad officials in Nigeria you have finally find
it so difficult to get your funds released. On behalf of Federal Republic of Nigeria with the authority given to me to handle all contracts / beneficiary's payments perfectly, I hereby announce to you with immediate effect to stop any further communication with any office(s) in Nigeria or outside Nigeria in regards to your funds, this will aid me to avoid impersonation and to eliminate fraud regards to your funds. Forward all your correspondence(s) / details regards to your funds to this office, and then I will get back to you for perfect release of your funds. I repeat for your own benefit STOP any further communication with any office. For matters of urgency, call my direct desk: (+234)-80-8686-9570 Awaiting your acknowledgement. Yours in service, Dr. Mansur Muhtar Minister of Finance Federal Republic of Nigeria Website:www.fmf.gov.ng Direct Tel: (+234)-80-8686-9570