A Scam Email with the Subject "CONTACT FEDEX COURIER SERVICE..........." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 15 Apr 2009 10:09:34 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "BARCLAYS BANK-UK."<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good Day, Sorry to have contacted you through this medium without a previous notice; I had to use the e-mail because it is an easier and more confidential way of making contact with people around the world. My name is Richard Johnson, a banker with the BARCLAYS BANK-UK. i am the chief account officer of my BANK. We have been waiting for you since to contact me for your Confirmable Bank Draft of $1.5M United States Dollars for your lottery wining, but I did not hear from you since that time. Then I went and deposited the Draft with FEDEX COURIER SERVICE, before I traveled out of the country for a 3 Months Course and I will not come back till end of (MAY) What you have to do now is to contact the FEDEX COURIER SERVICE as soon as possible to know when they will deliver your package to you because of the expiring date. For your information, I have paid for the delivering Charge, Insurance premium and Clearance Certificate Fee of the Cheque showing that it is not a Drug Money or meant to sponsor Terrorist attack in your Country. The only money you will send to the FEDEX COURIER SERVICE to deliver your Draft direct to your postal Address in your country is ($95.00 US) Dollars only. Being Security Keeping Fee of the Courier Company so far. Again, don't be deceived by anybody to pay any other money except $95.00 US Dollars. I would have paid that but they said no because they don't know when you will contact them and in case of demurrage. You have to contact the FEDEX COURIER SERVICE now for the delivery of your Draft with this information bellow; Contact Person: Rev Tunga Uboms.Email Address:(fedex_courerservicess@inMail.sk)Telephone:+2348038441055 Finally, make sure that you reconfirm your Postal address and Direct telephone number to them again to avoid any mistake on the Delivery and ask them to give you the tracking number to enable you track your package over there and know when it will get to your address. Let me repeat again, try to contact them as soon as you receive this mail to avoid any further delay and remember to pay them their Security Keeping fee of $95.00 US Dollars for their immediate action. You should also let me know through email as soon as you receive your Draft. Yours Faithfully, Mr. Richard Johnson. FROM: RICHARD JOHNSON OFFICE DEPARTMENT, AUDITING AND ACCOUNTING SECTION, FOREIGN REMMITTANCE DEPARTMENT, BARCLAYS BANK-UK.