This email with the subject "reply now" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Oct 2008 17:54:58 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "=?iso-8859-1?Q?DR_WILLIAMS_WIVE?=" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF:DR WILLIAMS WIVE (ASSISTANCE) ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (NIGERIAN INVESTIGATION BUREAU) 14A AWOLOWO LANE, IKOYI LAGOS NIGERIA. Motto: No Body is Above the LAW ATTN: Beneficiary, ( REPLY IMMEDIATELY A LOT OF CONTROVERCY IS GOING ON CALL NOW ) I, am dr Williams Wive.(assistance) Economic And Financial Crime Commission, a committee set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria under the able President Yar'Adua.The purpose of the committee among other is to investigate,verify and settle all outstanding debts owned to foreign contractors whose payment is overdue. Consequently, we received a directive from the office of the president, ordering the above office to settle all genuine contractors whose debts has been outstanding for a long time now.and for those that shown sufficient proof regarding the release of their fund, And we wish to inform you that in our record here, you have fulfilled such conditions as the rightfull beneficiary of the said $10.5Million Dollars.But the reasons why your own Transfer has to be delayed is because, there is presently a counter claims on your funds by one MR.JOHN WHEELER, who is presently trying to make us believe that you are dead and even explained that you entered into an agreement with him, to help you in receiving your fund, So here comes the big question. Did you sign any Death of Assignment in favor of (JOHN WHEELER). there by making him the current beneficiary with his following account details: MR JOHN WHEELER, AC/NUMBER:6503809428.ROUTING/122006743, B/NAME:CITI BANK,ADDRESS:NEW YORK,USA. Please if you did not sign, nor authorize MR.JOHN WHEELER to receive your payment on your behalf, kindly reconfirm to us, for your urgent release the Premium immidiatly, Please Recomfirm your genuine address (information) !your bank information were you want this payment to be transfered including your phone number for verification Or call us, to avoid making payment to a wrong person, attempt to divert your payment to a new account without your knowledge. This office is glad to inform you that your payment shall be made assoon as we receive your feed back of claim/release today.We are sorry to inform you that the Federal Government had made it clear to all foreign contractors whose payment is overdue to be paid immediately hence all the modality relating to the release of your contract fund had been completed today. You are advised to stop any further communication with any department Or any Government parastatal.This is to forestall new effort towards a diversion of your payment Please we urge you to STOP, because your funds in the total sum $10,500.000 (Ten Million Fiven Hundred United States Dollars)AND all expencess which you must have lost, was recently approved by the Presidency and here with this Investigation Bureau(EFCC)here in Nigeria to be settled. I will advice you to send your future reply to this autenative ; firstname.lastname@example.org for urgent recomendetion Dr William Wive (Assistance) Chief Mrs. Farida Mzamber Waziri (Chairman) Economic And Financial Crime Commission ---------------------- ALICE N°1 de la RELATION CLIENT 2008*-------------------- Découvrez vite l'offre exclusive ALICE BOX! En cliquant ici http://abonnement.aliceadsl.fr Offre soumise à conditions.*Source : TNS SOFRES / BEARING POINT. Secteur Fournisseur d.Accès Internet