A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR ATM PAYMENT (URGENT ATTENTION)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 17 Dec 2008 08:33:46 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "ATM CENTER"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: , This is in receipt of your email and the instruction from the Federal Ministry of Finance, in respect with the provision act of decree 114 of the 1999 constitution. I am directed to inform you that your payment verification and confirmations is correct. Arrangements has been concluded to release your payment as soon as possible in our bid for transparency in line with the program of the present administration of Alahji Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, President and Commander -Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal R epublic of Nigeria in his crusade against Corruption in Nigeria. It is my pleasure to inform you that ATM CARD Number: 47340002117489099 has been approved and upgraded in your favor today. Your Personal Identification Number is 8034. The ATM CARD Value is US$3.5 Million USD Only. You are allowed a maximum daily limit of $5,000.00 USD. You can make withdrawal in any location of the ATM Center of your choice/nearest to you as it is fully inter switch. As it was stated in the F.B.I Directors (Mr. Robert Mueller) letter to you, there is a mandatory fee of $110.00 Dollars only that you are required to pay immediately and as soon as the payment is confirmed, we shall immediately dispatch your package and forward the DHL Package Tracking Numbers to you by email so that you can be able to track your package online and know when to be at home to receive it and be rest assured that your package containing your ATM CARD will be delivered to your door step within 24hours of your payment confirmation. Please be informed that the ATM CARD and the pin would be enclosed in the envelope and you can make withdrawals from the moment you receive the package. You will have to make the payment of $110 available to this office using Western Union Money Transfer or Money Gram with the name of my secretary as stated below. Receivers Name: Femi Emmanuel Address: Lagos - Nigeria Test Question: Favorite Colour Test Answer: White Amount: $110 USD Only MTCN: _____________________________(To be Provided by you) Note that immediately you finish making the payment with above information’s; do not hesitate to provide this office with the Western Union or Money Gram MTCN payment information as required above so that we can proceed with dispatching of your package without wasting time and it will be delivered to your door step within 24hours of your payment confirmation. Be rest assured that your $110 Dollars is the only payment you will have to make for the delivery of the ATM card and nothing more. I look forward to hearing from you. Best Regards, Mrs. Amanda Wright ATM CENTER EMAIL: email@example.com