A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR PAYMENT NOTIFICATION!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 08 Jan 2010 11:13:35 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "African Development Bank (ADB)"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear beneficiary, I am Mr. Donald kaberuka, the President, African Development Bank Plc. This is to bring to your notice that my office has taking over all the money transaction originated from any part of Africa and Europe countries as contract payment, Fund Inheritance or Lottery Winning due to Unauthorized/incapability of financial Institutions/security companies in releasing such huge sum of money due to Fraud, terrorist and money Laundry activities going on world wide. The World Bank Group has Mandated the African Development Bank (ADB) via my Office to release funds to beneficiaries through a means preferable by the beneficiary, Hence Your Name appears as one of The fund beneficiaries whom their fund was successfully cleared for payment. Your money will be released to you through a means preferable by you either by (1) through online banking system (2) Payment through Delivery of ATM CARD to avoid paying excess charges.You are therefore advised to re-confirm your direct telephone numbers, Your complete name and your address to us for immediate release of your money, Most importantly be aware that (Five Million United States Dollars Only (US$ 5, 000, 000.00) was allocated to you as the approved amount due to you. Be also informed that all the documents regarding this approval and authorisation has been issued in your name. Therefore be aware that your funds has obtained all her clearance to be released to you. Note that you are to reply this e-mail to my private e-mail: email@example.com for quick confirmations. Yours faithfully, Mr. Donald Kaberuka. President, African Development Bank.