A Scam Email with the Subject "Accept our congratilation in advance." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 20 Jan 2009 15:52:56 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "WEST AFRICA MONETARY INSTITUTE"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Value Attention. I resumed duty recently as policy harmonization chairman on public debt committee set up by West African Monitoring Institution (WAMI) under the able presidency . My office monitors and controls the affairs of all banks and financial institutions here in Africa that is to tell you that I am committed to upholding and defending the constitution and laws of West African Monitoring Institution as well as achieving a higher level of public safety and security through the prosecution of criminals in the state. The purpose of the committee among other is to investigate, verify and settle all outstanding total pending payment owned and Records before me have revealed that your payment has not been effected as a result of official negligence as your fund has been identified either as ghost file, unclaimed deposits, and over-invoiced sum etc; this is due to many abnormalities had happened in the institutions where some top official of the apex Banks are interested in your payment and they collaborate with impostors who are carrying a fake portfolios with levies misled and misguided about the position of your fund and having the opportunity to extort money from you that made it too longer up till date that explains why you receive different kinds of untrue emails and phone call from different people everyday. so, be inform that we have concluded all the necessary arrangement towards the release of your payment but due to the prevailing situation worldwide on cash movement and transfer of huge sum of money, your payment has since being deposited with our (OFF-SHORE PAYMENT CENTRE) AFFILIATED TO WORLD ASSOCIATIONS OF DEBT MANAGEMENT OFFICES BANK OF AMERICA .Base on the information we received from our paying office today, as the truthfully beneficiary of this payment. Please reconfirm your name,address and telephone and a copy of your passport Your payment shall be made as soon as this information needed from you is submitted through our paying office by wire transfer or by a certify bank bond America Express Cheques the consequences of not adhering to this warning would be yours.Considering the circumstances at hand, you are advice not to accept any E-mail telephone calls that does not come from this office in regards to your payment this is to forestall new effort towards a diversion of your payment. Accept our congratulations in advance. Best regards, Gen .Joseph Kone Guei