Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: Fwd: Reminder!

From: Arthur Carter <>

This email with the subject "Fwd: Reminder!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 05 Apr 2008 07:14:15 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

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

Customer Service:
Dear Customer,

We have been waiting for you to contact us for your Package that is been
registered with us for shipping to your residential location. We had thought
that your sender gave you our contact details. It may interest you to know that a letter is also added to your package. However, we cannot quote it's content to
you via email for privacy reasons. We understand that the content of your
package itself is a Bank Draft worth of $900,000.00 USD. As you know, FedEx do
not ship money in CASH or in CHEQUES but Bank Drafts are shippable. The package
is registered with us for mailing by your colleague as claimed, and your
colleague explained that he is from the United States but he is here in Nigeria for a three (3) months Surveying Project as he works with a construction firm in
the Nigeria West Africa We are sending you this email because your package is
been registered on a Special Order.What you have to do now, is to contact our
Dilivery Department for immediate dispatchment of your package to your
residencial address. Note that as soon as our Delivery Team confirms your
informations, it will take only one working day (24 hours)for your package to
arrive it designated destination.

For your information, the VAT & Shipping charges as well as Insurance fees have
been paid by your colleague before your package was registered. Note that the
payment that is made on the Insurance, Premium & Clearance Certificates, are to
certify that the Bank Draft is not a Drug Affiliated Fund (DAF) neither is it
funds to sponsor Terrorism in your country. This will help you avoid any form of query from the Monetary Authority of your country. However, you will have to pay
a sum of 100 which is equivalent to $200 USD to the FedEx Delivery Department
being full payment for the Security Keeping Fee of the FedEx company as stated
in our privacy terms & condition page.  Also be informed that your colleague
wished to pay for the Security Keeping charges, but we do not accept such
payment considering the facts that all items & packages that is registered with us have a time limitation and we cannot accept payment having known not when you will be picking up the package or even responding to us. So we cannot take the risk to have accepted such payment incase of any possible demurrage. Kindly note that your colleague did not leave us with any further information. We hope that
you respond to us as soon as possible because if you fail to respond until the
expiry date of the foremost package, we may refer the package to the British
Commission for Welfare as the package do not have a return address. Kindly
contact the delivery department (FedEx Delivery Post) with the details given below:

Contact Person: Mr. Ian Collymoore.
Tel: +( 234)8075188310.

Kindly complete the below form and send it to the email address given above.
This is mandatory to reconfirm your Postal address and telephone numbers.


Kindly complete the above form and summit it to the delivery manager on:

As soon as your details are received, our delivery team will give you
theneccessary payment procedure so that you can effect the payment for the
Security Keeping Fees.  As soon as they confirm your payment receipt of 100 GBP
which is equivalent to $200 USD, they will not hesitate to dispatch your package
as well as the attahced letter to your residence. It usually takes 24 hours
being an over night delivery service.Note that we were not instructed to email
you, but due to the high priority of your package we had to inform you as your
sender did not leave us with his phone number because he stated that he just
arrived England and he hasn't fix any phone yet. We indeed personally sealed
your Bank Draft and we found your email contact in the attached letter as the
recipient of the foremost package. Ensure to contact the delivery department
with the email address given above and ensure to fill the above form as well to
enable a successful reconfirmation. Do not reply this email because this email
account is not monitored.

Send your details to:

Yours Faithfully,
Mrs. Margaret Blaire.
FedEx Online Team Management.
All rights reserved.  1995-2008 FedEx.

This e-mail is only for the above addressees. It may contain confidential or
privileged information. If you are not an addressee you must not copy,
distribute, disclose or use any of the information in it or any attachments.

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