This email with the subject "CONTACT THE FEDEX AGENT IMMEDIATELY!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 30 Sep 2009 15:46:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Barrister Ken Howellside"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I just want to inform you that I have packaged and deposited your ATM MASTERCARD worth $500,000 USD with FedEx Delivery Services to deliver it to you.Do contact the fedex agent immediately via email or through there direct telephone number details below. FedEx Contact Information Below: ==================================== Contact Officer: Mr.Roland Bekham E-mail: email@example.com Tel: +234 706 937 1095 Shipment Code: CPEL/OWN/9856 Parcel Number: EG2272-NG Kindly Re-confirm the Dispatch Information for the Delivery by providing the Information stated Below: Full Name:........ Home Address ( P O BOX Not allowed ):........ Country:...... Telephone:........ Shipment Code:...... & Parcel Number:........ Once again,Insurance and delivery charges have been paid for,but the only fee remaining is the security safe keeping fee of $150 USD which you will be required to pay. Also note that Fedex Services do not know the content of the parcel,I registered it as an African magazine,they do not know it contains an ATM MASTERCARD inside. The ATM MASTERCARD has pin number (8876).You can use it at any ATM to withdraw up to US $5,000.00 per day. Best Regards Barr.Ken Howellside.