Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: [419] scam

From: Martin <>

This email with the subject "[419] scam" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 23 Jun 2009 05:12:44 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Martin <>, although it may have been spoofed.


for one of my e-addresses I received the spam message below.
I have replaced headerline elements which point to me by the string
xxx to protect my personal data and to ease the search for the
header lines pointing to the abuser.

 To: Y
One or more of your mail accounts is used as a maildrop for
replies to the abusive message below. I feel this is a violation
of your Terms of Service. Please take action

 To: O
a machine under your responsibility was the last mail hop that
delivered the abusive message below. This may point to
misconfiguration, hacking, or abuse. Please check the intergrity of
that machine.

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|       for <>; Tue, 23 Jun 2009 12:26:35 +0200 (CEST)
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|       for <>; Tue, 23 Jun 2009 10:40:35 +0200 (CEST)
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|       Tue, 23 Jun 2009 10:38:57 +0200 (CEST)
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|From: "FBI Director Robert S.Mueller" <>
|Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 01:40:04 -0700
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|Attn: Beneficiary,
| This is to Officially inform you that it has come to our notice and we have thoroughly 
Investigated with the help of our Intelligence Monitoring Network System that you are having an 
illegal Transaction with Impostors claiming to be Prof. Charles C. Soludo of the Central Bank Of 
Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Aziza, MrFrank Nweke, none officials of Oceanic Bank, Zenith Banks, kelvin 
Young of HSBC,Ben of Fedex,Ibrahim Sule,Larry Christopher, Puppy Scammers are impostors claiming to 
be the Federal Bureau Of Investigation. During our Investigation, we noticed that the reason why 
you have not received your payment is because you have not fulfilled your Financial Obligation 
given to you in respect of your Contract/Inheritance Payment.
|Therefore, we have contacted the Federal Ministry Of Finance on your behalf and they have brought 
a solution to your problem by cordinating your payment in total USD$11,000.000.00 in an ATM CARD 
which you can use to withdraw money from any ATM MACHINE CENTER anywhere in the world with a 
maximum of $40,000 to $50,000 United States Dollars daily. You now have the lawful right to claim 
your fund in an ATM CARD.
|Since the Federal Bureau of Investigation is involved in this transaction, you have to be rest 
assured for this is 100% risk free it is our duty to protect the American Citizens. All I want you 
to do is to contact the ATM CARD CENTER via email for their requirements to proceed and procure 
your Approval Slip on your behalf which will cost you $110.00 only and note that your Approval Slip 
which contains details of the agent who will process your transaction.
|NAME: Mike Williams
|Telephone Numbers:Telephone Number: +234-803-392-0665
|Do contact Mr.  Mike Williams of the ATM CARD CENTRE with your details:
|So your files would be updated after which he will send the payment informations which you'll use 
in making payment of $110.00 via Western Union Money Transfer or Money Gram Transfer for the 
procurement of your Approval Slip after which the delivery of your ATM CARD will be effected to 
your designated home address without any further delay.
|We order you get back to this office after you have contacted the ATM SWIFT CARD CENTER and we do 
await your response so we can move on with our Investigation and make sure your ATM SWIFT CARD gets 
to you.
|Thanks and hope to read from you soon.
|FBI Director Robert S.Mueller III.
|Note: Do disregard any email you get from any impostors or offices claiming to