A Scam Email with the Subject "Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 04 Jun 2009 10:27:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "mrs farida waziri" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) EFCC Head Quarters, Abuja, Nigeria. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Email:email@example.com My Name is Mrs. Farida Waziri the new Economic and Financial Crimes Commission chairperson in Nigeria. Good day, First we introduce this commission; economic & financial crimes commission (EFCC) we fight cyber crime fraud scam money laundering in Africa. Our commission has been in existences since 2004. Our duties are to stop internet fraud scam. As for today we have put a lot of people fraudsters behind bars a lot of them are in jail we go all over Africa, Europe & Asia to pick this thief?s. We have over 687 of them in our jails round Africa, Europe & Asia and we are still looking for more, we are aware that a lot of foreigners out there have been deceived tricked and lost a lot of money. To this fraudsters after promising you percentages in their letters for you to help them move funds at the end of the day they will collect thousands of dollars from you making you a poor person. All the African, Europe & Asia crime fighters leaders has come together to inform the world what is going on now and we have recover over $322 million dollars(three hundred and twenty two million dollars) from the people we have behind bars. The only reason we are writing you this letter, is because your name was given to us by one of the fraudsters in our jail house, that he collected money from by tricks. Our action now is to refund back money to foreigners who lost money to these thief?s. We are paying back from the money we recovered. We can only refund you if your name is mentioned and you show us prove of how much you lost. If this letter gets to you then you are mentioned. But if it?s gets to you by mistake and you have not lost any money then please disregard it. If you know any person family or friend that has lost money to fraudsters please tell him/her to write to this commission with proves and we will handle his/her case then pay back after verification. We are aware these fraudsters has broken a lot of home, made a lot of people to lose their job, sell their properties, closed their business, put many on the street, and made a lot to even lose their life. Please you are to reach us in our email address above for further clarifications on how you are to receive your lost funds you are to forward your full particulars and recent telephone and fax numbers to our email address above on if you are a victim. Regards, Mrs. Farida Waziri Chairperson, EFCC.