Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "Dr. Mansur Muhtar" <>

This email with the subject "ATTN:BENEFICIARY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 23 Mar 2009 23:45:11 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Dr. Mansur Muhtar" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

I am Dr. Mansur Muhtar the newly appointed Minister of Finance in Nigeria,
also the Chairman, Investigation and Debt Settlement Committee, after
several hours of meeting with the president of Nigeria regards to the
review of some contractors file regards to there outstanding payment and
debts, we have decide to pass circular to the contractors whom to the best
of my knowledge have spent thousands(Money) trying to get there fund
released, the entire Ministry of finance and the Debt Management Board
have decided to assist in getting fund release. directly from our
president, Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar Adua (GCFR) Federal Republic of Nigeria
to pay you, your outstanding Inheritance Sum.

 It has become considerably emergent that we have been directed to take
this measure due to the much embarrassment being caused to certain
foreign beneficiaries/contractors, the federal republic of Nigeria due to
questionable circumstances with which some greedy officials of the
Bank(s) in Nigeria always request for up front payment from contractors
and beneficiaries before their payment is released.

 All approvals required for this payment has issued in your favor
including the original document and payment instructions already
forwarded to my office today. To enable you receive your payment within
72hrs that you reconfirm the required details. However, I will ensure
that your own payment is smooth, fast and successful. Therefore, I want
you to personally identify your preferred method of payment from the list
of two methods that we execute in this Office which are mentioned below:

(1.) Telegraphic Transfer (TT) which wires Funds directly to your own bank
(2.) Electronic Payment via ATM Value Scratch Card.

 (3) Delivery of your fund to your location and to your home doorstep at
your country of Residence/origin.

 You are expected to reply urgently today with your requested information
below and let us know your most preferred method of payment to enable
this Office proceed with the modalities of releasing of your Funds in
your favor.Yours sincerely Dr. Mansur Muhtar (Federal Minister of
Finance, Nigeria) +234-8089198234 (Private line)