A Scam Email with the Subject "COMPENSATION FOR YOUR PAST EFFORTS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 23 Oct 2009 07:14:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "COMPENSATION BOARD DEPARTMENT"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Let me start by introducing myself I am Mr. Alex Smith, I was directed by Umaru YAR'ADUA President of Federal republic of Nigeria and the chairman Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Farida Mzamber Waziri (Mrs.), to notify you on the investigation that took place here in Nigeria.
In regards with the investigation that has happened recently here in Nigeria will noticed that you are dealing with some Nigerians and other person(s) who claimed you have money with them and they have failed to make you get the money and you lost so much money during the process, I am currently paying so many people with the same problem, so I have been directed by the Nigeria government and United Nations UN to pay you also but due the late registration of your name on the list of the people I have to pay, I will not be able to pay you much because of insufficient fund, so I will only pay you $1.500,000.00 (One Million five hundred thousand US dollars only) as compensation to what has happened to you.
I have prepared an ATM CARD on your name and I will advice you to Call and contact the dispatcher immediately to enable him send the ATM CARD to your home below is the contact
information of the dispatcher, make sure you Call and contact him and get the ATM CARD.
Find below his contact information.
Mr.Frank Edoh. @
Standard Finance Bank Plc.
Telephone Number: +234-80372-59587
The only money you will send to the Standard Finance Bank Plc to deliver your ATM CARD direct to your postal Address in your country is $250.00 US Dollars only being Security Keeping Fee. Again don't be deceived by anybody to pay any other money except $250.00 US Dollars. I would have paid that but they said no because they don't know when you will contact them and in case of demurrage.You have to contact the Standard Finance Bank Plc now for the delivery of your ATM CARD.
Finally make sure that you reconfirm your Postal address and Direct telephone number to them again to avoid any mistake on the Delivery and ask them to give
you the tracking number to enable you track your package over there and know when it will get to your address. Let me repeat again try to contact them as
soon as you receive this mail to avoid any further delay and remember to pay them their Security Keeping fee of $250.00 US Dollars for their immediate action.
(1) Your Full Name :
(2) Your Address where you want the payment centre to send your ATM CARD:
(3) Phone And Fax Number:
(4) Age and Occupation:
(5) Your Nearest International AirPort in your City of residence:
Note: The government of Nigeria has seized monies from everybody and cooperate bodies that has participated on the issue. We seize this opportunity to also
warn that anyone or cooperate bodies caught bringing the name of the country to disrepute will be firmly dealt with within the ambits of the law. So you are
advice to disregard any email you get from anyone or co-operate bodies and forward the email to us for proper conduct.
On behalf of the President of the federal republic of Nigeria, we are truly sorry for the inconveniencies and for what you encounter from the Nigerians that
make you lost so much money please speak well about Nigeria in your country as soon as you get this ATM card.
Mr Alex Smith.