This email with the subject "OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION !!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Oct 2008 02:45:51 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC INTERNATIONAL GRANT AWARD ELIZABETH HOUSE,39 YORK ROAD LONDON SE1 7NQ,UNITED KINGDOM Dear:Beneficiary, NOTICE OF GRANT AWARD 2008 This is to notify you that you have been chosen by the Board of trustees of SHELL as one of the final recipients of a Cash Grant for your own personal and business development. SHELL a Multi-Million company was establish not only for profit oriented,but with the objective of Human Growth,Educational and Community development worldwide. SHELL in conjuction with African Union(AU),United Nations Organization(UNO) and the European Union(EU),is giving out a yearly donation of $2,000,000.00 (Two Million USD) as Grants to 50 lucky international recipients worldwide for their personal and business development. As this is a yearly program which is a measure of universal development strategy,and eradication of poverty. The Grants was based on the random selection exercise of E-mail addresses on internet websites and millions of Super market cash invoices worldwide,where your E-mail address emerged as one of the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of $2,000,000.00 (Two Million USD), And your payment to be administered by "AFRICAN UNION (AU)" OUR APPROVED PAYMENT CENTRE FOR YOU. Under delegated powers from We "ROYAL DUTCH SHELL" here in UNITED KINGDOM. Please kindly note that you are not the only beneficiary this year,as beneficiaries have been chosen from countries and all continents. Note that you will only be choosen once to receive the Grant. You are required to Contact the Executive Secretary below for proper guide on how to make your claims. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (N-222-6747,E-900-56) in all dealings. ========================================= Executive Secretary. Name: Mr. Moore Owen Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel No: +447031896037 ========================================= Furthermore, below is a copy of Verification Form, you are fill when contacting the Executive Secretary. 1.FULL NAMES:______________________ 2.ADDRESS:_________________________ 3.SEX:_____________________________ 4.AGE:_____________________________ 5.MARITAL STATUS:__________________ 6.OCCUPATION:______________________ 7.TELEPHONE NUMBER:________________ 8.NEXT OF KIN:_____________________ 9.CITY:/COUNTRY:___________________ All information is strictly confidential and will only be used for the purpose to which it is been requested. On behalf of the Board kindly accept our warmest congratulations. Regards, Monica Dickson (Mrs) Grants Co-ordinator.