A Scam Email with the Subject "ACKNOWLEDGMENT MEMO TO YOU FROM FDF." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 19 Jul 2009 03:03:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mrs. Claudia Lauren"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
THE FONDATION DE FRANCE(FDF) http://www.fdf.org 16 Rue Lanterne, Lyon 69001, France. The Fondation De France(FDF) would like to notify you that you have been chosen by the board of trustees as one of the final recipients of a cash Grant/Donation for your own personal, educational, and business development.The FDF, established 1977 by the Multi-Million groups and now supported by the Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS), United Nations Organization (UNO) and the European Union (EU) was conceived with the objective of human growth,educational, and community development. In conjunction with the ECOWAS, UNO and the EU, We are giving out a yearly donation of S$1,350,000.00 (One million, Three hundred and Fifty thousand United states dollars only) each to 100 lucky recipients.These specific Donations/Grants will be awarded to 100 lucky international recipients worldwide; in different categories for their personal business development and enhancement of their educational plans. This is a yearly program, which is a measure of universal development strategy. The objective is to make a notable change in the standard of living of people all around the Universe (From America to Europe, Asia to Africa and all around), probably like in the next 20yrs.Kindly note that you will only be choosen to receive the donation once,which means that subsequent yearly donation will not get to you again.Take time and thought in spending the donation wisely on something that will last you a long time. Recipients are only eligible to be awarded this donation once.Based on the random selection exercise of internet websites and millions of supermarket cash invoices worldwide, you were selected among the lucky recipients to receive the award sum of US$1,350,000.00 as charity donations/aid from the Fondation De France,ECOWAS, EU and the UNO in accordance with the enabling act of Parliament. (Note that all beneficiaries email addresses were selected randomly from over 100,000 internet websites or a shop's cash invoice around your area in which you might have purchased something from).You are required to contact the Executive Secretary below,for qualification documentation and processing of your claims.After contacting our office, you will be given your donation pin number,which you will use in collecting the funds. Please endeavor to quote your Qualification numbers (FDF-444-6647-9163) in all discussions. Executive Sec. Dr. Allen Duke Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Please note that these donations/Grants are strictly administered by the EU, ECOWAS, UNO. You are by all means hereby advised to keep this whole information confidential until you have been able to collect your donation, as there have been many cases of double and unqualified claim, due to beneficiaries informing third parties about his/her donation.Finally, all funds should be claimed by their respective beneficiaries,not later than 20 days after notification. Failure to do so will mean cancellation of that beneficiary and its donation will then be reserved for next year's recipients. On behalf of the Board kindly, accept our warmest congratulations. Regards. Mrs. Claudia Lauren.