A Scam Email with the Subject "FIRST BANK/ UNITED NATIONS 2009 SCAM VICTIM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 05 Mar 2009 17:59:50 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "PETER ATTAH"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FIRST BANK/ UNITED NATIONS 2009 SCAM VICTIMS COMPENSATIONS PAYMENTS. FRAUD VICTIMS REF/PAYMENTS CODE: FCB/06654 Attention,friend I write to bring to your notice as a delegate from the Nigerian Government Reimbursement Committee under the strict supervision of the United Nations to pay 230 Nigerian 419 scam victims the sum of $3million USD (Three million Dollars) each. You are however listed as one of the beneficiaries for these payments. You are expected to get back to us for your immediate reimbursement. As a result of this laudable recommedations, you are hereby informed that during the last U.N. meeting held in Abuja, Nigeria, it was alarmed so much by the rest of the world on the loss of funds by various foreigners to the scam artists operating in syndicates all over the world today. In other to redeem the good image of our country, the President has ordered the immediate payment of $3 million USD each to the affected victims in accordance with the U.N. recommendations. Due to the corrupt and inefficient Banking Systems in Nigeria, these payments are to be made FIRST BANK, Nigeria and CITE BANK PLC, UK as the corresponding paying bank under the funding assistance of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Presently, 184 Beneficiaries have been paid; more than 50% of the victims are from the United States, while about 40% are from other parts of the world. Your particulars were among those mentioned by some of the Syndicates that were apprehended in Lagos, Nigeria as one of the victims of the operations, you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to anybody for any reason whatsoever as the U.S.secret service in conjunction with The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has swange into action to track this criminals down. Once again, you are expected to keep it secret until these criminals are all apprehended. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) (Motto: No Body is above the Law) have combined effort with the United Nation Anti-crime Commission to alleviate the plight of these victims as well as redeeming the image of our dear country. Many Banks, Universal firms, Companies and individuals have been in bankruptcy today due to the activities of these hoodlums.However,a thorough investigation have revealed that these people have dropped over 500,000 victims across the world, after collecting their money falsely, many as a result of this have committed suicide, while others are now living in abject poverty. As regards these ongoing developmental strive, we have over 200 suspects at hand, 135 in kirikri prisons. While many are awaiting trial, we are still in search of others, who think they are wise, and hope that you will assist by giving any vital information that could lead to the apprehension of these hoodlums. You can receive your reimbursement via any of these options you choose; (ATM PAYMENTS UNIT OR WIRE TRANSFER).We shall be waiting to hearing from you been certain that your response will be that you are satisfied and willing to claim your $800,000 USD (Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars) reimbursement funds. Your call which is highly important and copy of your response is expected to be sent to us via this email (email@example.com) with the following information, Full Name: Full home address: Telephone: Bank Name: occupation: Age: Sex: Yours faithfully, Mr. Peter Attah. Processing/Transfer Officer FRAUD VICTIMS +234 8023749 +234 1 43362 FIRST BANK NIGERIA PLC.