A Scam Email with the Subject "EFCC COMPENSATION NOTIFICATION 2009" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 29 Aug 2009 04:44:45 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "EFCC COMPENSATION NOTIFICATION"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM DESK OF MRS FARIDA WAZIRI
CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC)
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
Our Ref: PRS/COM/00452/IMP.
This committee is hereby to inform you that, out of our records, for the year investigation, it is dawn to us that you have been victimized by the men of underworld (Pretenders). However, the committee has been dutifully empowered by the Investigation bureau office of the President and Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of Federal Republic of Nigeria to curb all illicit transaction and workload of this perpetrators.
In line with the Anti-corruption crusade of the presidency, Umaru Musa Yaradua (GCFR), you are by this Email notification to stop any contact regarding this illegal transaction with these Hood-lumps. Out of our finding, the image of this country has been dented Internationally during the past administration of the Federal Government of Nigeria. Presently, we have employed a strategy to remit sanity, and vow to terminate the activity of this fraudsters, by consolidating our security Network all over the country in view to monitor all outgoing and incoming communication to enable us to fish out and avert all illegal and suspicious transaction both domestically and internationally respectively.
Moreover, it occurs that some of our Financial Institutions (Bank) serve as a conduit pipe by which this fraudsters use to perpetrate the undo crime. We have signalized all these financial institutions to implement scrutinized investigation before carrying any transaction. Any bank found culpable of breaching the law, must have their operational license revoke.
In accordance with the criminal and other related offense act,25, section 255, page 13 and 14 of 1999 constitution, we have been officially compel by Senator. A. Aminu (JP), Chairman, Senate committee on Foreign Affair to mapped out billions of Dollars from the Annual Budget to compensate all defrauded victims as part of the ongoing National Reform Scheme of the presidency, and means to radiate immunity for criticism.
In view of this, we have been informed that you are still dealing with those hood-lumps in all your attempts to secure the release of your fund. We wish to advise you that such an illegal act has to stop if you wish to receive your payment since we have decided to bring a solution to your problem. Do be informed that we reserve the right at our discretion to sue you for damage on recognition of further contact with this people (Hoodlums/Pretenders/fraudsters).
You have been approved US$850,000 as a compensation funds which must be transfer to you. So,your compensation funds will be transferred/delivery to you. Therefore you are required to contact the Verification Department Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for proper evaluation into your file.Contacting above office with your full Name,Country of Origin and Phone Number.Below is the contact information of the verification office.
Name:Dr Kingsley Adams
You are to contact this above office upon receipt of this notification immediately to enhance proper consideration and immediate release and transferring your payment file to the accredited bank ( First Bank of Nigeria Plc) for transfer of your compensation,Either through bank to bank transfer or Certified Bank draft.
To fight corruption to a standstill and restore Nigeria to the enviable standard of respectability and dignity within the comity of nations.
Mrs Farida Waziri
(Chairman, Economic and Financial Crime Commission)