This email with the subject "URGENT RESPONSE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 20 Jul 2007 04:23:34 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "UNITED BANK OF AFRICA" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF: MR, FELIX OGOH DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT, UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC, LAGOS-NIGERIA. ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY. Following the protest of the International Community, The World Bank, IMF and the instruction by the President and Commander in Chief of the armed forces (Umaru Musa Yar'Adua) that all outstanding foreign debts especially Contract payment should be released to the beneficiaries forthwith unconditionally. YOUR INHERITANCE FUNDS OF $15.5M THIS IS TO NOTIFY YOU THAT YOUR OVER DUE INHERITANCE FUNDS HAS BEENGAZZETED TO BE RELEASED, VIA KEY TELEX TRANSFER (KTT)-DIRECT WIRE TRANSFER TO YOU BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN OVER DUE FUND TRANSFER. MEANWHILE, A WOMAN CAME TO MY OFFICE FEW DAYS AGO WITH A LETTER, CLAIMING TO BE YOUR TRUE REPRESENTATIVE. HERE ARE HER INFORMATIONS: NAME JANET DURA BANK NAME: CITI BANK, YORK. BANK ADDRESS: NEW YORK, USA. ACCOUNT Number: 6503809428. PLEASE, DO RECONFIRM TO THIS OFFICE, AS A MATTER OF URGENCY IF THIS WOMAN IS FROM YOU SO THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL NOT BEHELD RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING INTO THE WRONG ACCOUNT NAME.THE RESERVE BANK GOVERNOR, EXECUTIVE, BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND THE SENATE COMMITTEE FOR FOREIGN OVER DUE INHERITTANCE FUND HAVE APPROVED AND ACCREDITED THIS REPUTABLE BANK WITH THE OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE / FOREIGN OPERATIONS, TO HANDLE AND TRANSFER ALL FOREIGN INHERITTANCE FUNDS THIS FIRST QUARTER PAYMENT OF THE YEAR. HOWEVER, WE SHALL PROCEED TO ISSUE ALL PAYMENTS DETAILS TO THE SAID JANET DURA, IF WE DO NOT HEAR FROM YOU WITHIN THE NEXT SEVEN WORKING DAYS FROM TODAY. PLEASE ALL REPLIES SHOULD GO TO MY PRIVATE MAIL BOX AS WRITEEN HERE:firstname.lastname@example.org FOR SECURITY REASONS. CONGRATULATIONS IN ADVANCE. BEST REGARDS, MR, FELIX OGOH DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT, UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA PLC, TEL:234-8032-7423-52 / 234-8022-770-706