This email with the subject "Shell Online Promo 2009" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 23 Jan 2009 21:05:37 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "shell online promo 2009"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Shell Home Office. We have been waiting for you to contact us for your Confirmable Bank Draft of $250,000.00 United States Dollars Won at the Shell Promo Jan.2009 but we did not hear from you for claims. Then we went and deposited the Cheque with FEDEX COURIER SERVICE, West Africa. 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, We have paid for the delivering Charge, Insurance premium and Clearance Certificate Fee of the Cheque showing that it is Legitimate and not meant to sponsor Terrorist attack in your Country or Drugs. The only money you will send to the FEDEX COURIER SERVICE to deliver your Draft direct to your postal Address in your country is ($250.00 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 $250.00US Dollars. Our company 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 below and reconfirm your Delivery address; Contact Person: Mr. Allen Davidson Email Address:email@example.com Office Telephone: +2347067002889 Your Full Name: Delivery Address: Telephone: 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 $250.00 US Dollars for their immediate Dispatch/shipment. You should also let me know through email as soon as you receive your Draft. Yours Faithfully, Mr. Terry Charles. Office Tel: +447024046760 Shell Oil and Petroleum United Kingdom. Public Relations Officer. (P.R.O)