A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR OVER DUE ATM PAYMENT." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 04 Mar 2009 11:33:06 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Tunde Baker"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY, This is to officially inform you that we have verified your contract / inheritance file presently on my desk, and found out that you have not received your payment due to your lack of co-operation and not fulfilling the obligations given to you in respect to your contract /inheritance payment. Secondly, you are hereby advised to stop dealing with some non-officials in the bank as it is an illegal act. This office is given the SOLE authority by the Presidential Committee on foriegn payments to release all fund without any further delay to all bonafide beneficiaries. After the board meeting held at our headquarters, we have resolved in finding a solution to your problem and as you may know, we have arranged your payment through our SWIFT CARD PAYMENT CENTRE in Europe, America and Asia Pacific, which is the instruction given to us by our President, Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar' Adua (GCFR) Federal Republic of Nigeria. The presidency also issued an ultimatum to us to deliver fund to beneficiaries as long as they fulfil all necessary obligations. This card centre will send you your ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw your money in an ATM MACHINE in any part of the world, but the maximum is ($600) SIX Hundred US Dollars (in three transactions of $200) per day. Note that the total funds in your ATM account is USD $750,000 (SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND US DOLLARS). Meanwhile as demanded by the United Nations money transfer act of 2004, (section 4, subsection us1138 paragraph 12-13) and the electronic communication act 2004 (section 8, subsection 24, paragraph k-22c); you are mandated to provide us with the following details again for verification with what we have on file before we can proceed in order to make sure we are not paying the wrong beneficiary. NAME: FULL CONTACT ADDRESS: OCCUPATION: CELL PHONE NUMBER: Send this details via email to email@example.com You will be receiving your fund via ATM card which will be sent to you from our bank headquaters directly to your given address we have on file. Be informed that you will have to take care of the courier and insurance charges before we can send your ATM card to you. It is my pleasure to inform you that you are not the first beneficiary that we have scheduled to be paid through this method, we have previously paid our 5 beneficiaries in America and United Kingdom last year beneficiaries which I have included their tracking numbers for verifications. Kindly, track it online on www.fedex.com for more clarification and verification. 968957675628 968957704959 973118743463 973118751781 The federal government under the ministry of finance with the world bank and IMF (international monetary fund) has adopted this administrative measure because of various complains/petitions received from beneficiaries due to the delays in receieving their contract/inheritance funds/ATM cards as expected. It might interest you to know that the swift credit card system of payment wasadopted to reduce the administrative protocols as regards (cost of transfer,vat,taxes and levies). It was adopted to help beneficaries who are financially down, who are not capable to meet up with the obligation of paying banks for administrative fees and handling charges. The swift credit card system will only cost the beneficiary 'cost of shipment' via a courier company such as DHL, Fedex or UPS of his/her package. There is no way we can have funds deducted from your account or money been transfered it is against banking procuders here in Nigeria This is in accordance with section 13(1-2) of the new payment policy Act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3rd July 1998 by the external review committee on debt. This is to protect our clients and to avoid misappropriation of funds by officials. *Delivery fee via Courier Service is $209. Please note, due to policy ACT 2345 reviewed in the Constitution that governs commercial banks in Nigeria which doesn't allow banks to debit Atm accounts until clients ATM card has been delivered and pin changed by the client. we cannot deduct from your funds to pay for the processing fees. This is in accordance with section 13(1-2) of the new payment policy Act as adopted in 1993 and amended on 3rd July 1998 by the external review committee on debt. This is to protect our clients and to avoid misappropriation of funds by officials. Upon the receipt of payment, your ATM card and your PIN number will be sent to you immediately via any courier service of your choice to your designated address. You are to keep your Pin number secret to avoid unwanted access to your fund in your ATM card. You are not expected to pay any other fee as this is a one time fee. Do get back to us immediately and we will instruct you on how to wire the required $209 to proceed. We would anticipate your information and your willingness to effect the required payment of USD$209 for us to proceed and have your ATM sent out to you ASAP. Thanks for your co-operation. Best Regards, Tunde Baker. ATM Issuing Department. Oceanic Bank Nigeria Plc. firstname.lastname@example.org Tel 234-708-405-6087.