A Scam Email with the Subject "Attention: Sir," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 26 Aug 2007 12:47:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was OCEANIC BANK INTERNATIONAL PLC <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: Sir, This Is To Officially Inform You That We Have Verified Your Contract/Inheritance File And Discovered Reasons Why You Are Yet To Receive Your Payment. It Is Because Of Irregularities And Complications Discovered On Your Payment File By Our Technical Experts In Respect To Your Contract /Inheritance Payment Requirements Which Have Just Been Duly Rectified. Meanwhile, We Have Been Informed That You Are Still Dealing With Impostors And Non Recommended Officials In The Bank. Such Acts Must Stop For Security Reasons If You Wish To receive Your Payment. Since We Have Decided To Bring A Solution To Your Problem, Right Now We Have Arranged Your Payment Through Our Atm Swift Card Payment Center OCEANIC BANK INTERNATIONAL PLC ( Under Reserve Bank Operation Act 2005 ), That Is The Latest Instruction By Our President Chief, Olusegun Obasonjo (GCFR)Federal Republic Of Nigeria. Below Is The Arrangements ;... The Swift card Center Will Send You An Atm Card Which You Will Use To Withdrew Your Money From Any Atm Machine In Any Part Of The World, But The Maximum Is Six Thousand Dollars Per Day, So If You Like To Receive Your Fund This Way Please Do Let Us Know By Contacting The Card Payment Center OCEANIC BANK INTERNATIONAL PLC On Emai (email@example.com) And Also Send The Following Information To Swift Card Center : 1) Your full name. 2) Phone, fax and mobile #. 3) Profession, age and marital status. 4) Copy of Drivers License I .D. 5) Address Where You Want Them To Send The Card Through Diplomatic Courier Please Indicate To The Card Center The Total Sum You Are Expecting And For Your Information You Have To Stop Any Further Communication With Any Institution Or Office Until You Receive The Atm Card. Note: Because of Impostors, We Hereby Issue You Our Code of Conduct Tag Number Which Is(805) So You Must Have To Indicate This Code When Contacting The Card Center. We Await Your Urgent Response. Mrs.Helen Bruce Special Adviser To The President Federal Republic Of Nigeria