A Scam Email with the Subject "REMINDING YOU OF YOUR PACKAGE WITH FEDEX SHIPPING COMPANY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 17 Nov 2009 12:27:32 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Fedex Shipping Company"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
IN REGARDS TO YOUR PACKAGE FROM FEDEX SHIPPING COMPANY WEST AFRICA BRANCH NIGERIA, EMAIL:: .................... FedEx provides access to a growing global market place through a network of supply chain, transportation, and business and related information services. The FedEx courier Service Company is hereby passing an essential message to all our valuable customers to be very careful while presenting their Receivers/Residential Address to avoid wrong delivery. Authoritatively, this is the FedEx courier service company mailing you in respect of your parcel that was brought to this company to be delivered to you by one Dr.Sanusi Lamido The Minster of Finance of Nigeria, Before the delivery protocols commenced, there was a misunderstanding between you and the National Insurance Corporation of Nigeria (NICON) over the Insurance Certificate which caused the delay of you receiving your parcel for the past one year. Meanwhile we are happy to inform you that the FedEx has finalized everything with the (NICON) and subsequently approved yours among the 24 valuable parcels's to be couriered after the released of the parcels from the (NICON) We are happy to inform you once again that your parcel that contains AN ATM CARD WHICH WORTH TWENTY MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLAR ($20,000,000) is among the 24 parcel's listed which is now in our office and also with your name as the receiver despite that we lost your private residential address which is an indication that you can now re-send your residential address back to the FedEx company where your parcel can be delivered to you without hesitation. I have been awaiting for you to contact me for the delivery of your ATM CARD WHICH WORTH TWENTY MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLAR ($20,000,000) .I want you to know that your package which worth TWENTY MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLAR ($20,000,000) has been with us for the pass few weeks now and we are waiting for your confirmation of message so that we can deliver the ATM CARD to you, we have covered the delivering of this Charge, Insurance Premium and Clearance Certificate Fee of the ATM CARD for the delivery of the packages to you. NOTE: THE TOTAL AMOUNT IN YOUR ATM CARD CONTAIN IS TWENTY MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLAR ($20,000,000) AND THIS INCLUDE INTEREST RATE UP TO DATE AND YOUR DAILY WITHDRAW IS $5000 USD PER DAY. The only money you will send to us is for Security Keeping Fee of the ATM CARD and the packages will be delivered to your postal Address in your country And the charge fee required is $350 (THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY UNITED STATES DOLLARS) only and shipment will commence that same day the charge fee is received. I WANT YOU TO CONFIRM YOUR SHIPPING ADDRESS ONCE AGAIN SO MISTAKE WILL NOT OCCUR DURING SHIPMENT. HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND We want you to forward to us your full contact information's : First Name:-------- Last Name:--------- Contact Address:--- Mobile Number:----- Tel Number:-------- Age:--------------- Occupation:-------- Note that we were instructed to email you, due to the high priority of your package And everything will be taken good care by me.As soon as your details are received, our delivery team will dispatch your ATM CARD PACKAGE IMMEDIATELY.As soon as they confirm your payment receipt of $350 (THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY UNITED STATES DOLLARS), they will not hesitate to dispatch your package as well as the attached certificate and the letter to your residence. It will only take 24 HOURS FOR DELIVERY. REMEMBER THE SHIPPING AND INSURANCE FEE HAVE BEEN PAID BY THE FEDERAL FINANCE DEPARTMENT YOU ARE ONLY PAYING FOR THE SECURITY KEEPING FEE WHICH SERVE AS DEMURRAGE SO THE CHARGE MUST BE PAID BEFORE SHIPMENT WILL COMMENCE. HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND. GET BACK TO ME WITH THE REQUIRED INFORMATION AND ALSO LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE READY TO SEND THE REQUIRED CHARGE FEE SO I CAN SEND YOU THE INFORMATION YOU WILL NEED TO SEND THE $350. NOTE: THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT HAVE FINALIZE WITH THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT/FBI AND CIA CONCERNING THIS PARCEL,YOU HAVE NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT FOR THE TRANSACTION IS 100% RISK FREE AND THE NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT HAVE PROMISE THE NEW GREAT BLACK PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA THAT THEY WILL MAKE SURE ALL FOREIGN PAYMENT IS BEEN PAID IN TIME SO WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO IS TO RECONFIRM YOUR DETAILS AND ARRANGE FOR THE PAYMENT OF $350 FOR THE SECURITY KEEPING FEE OF YOUR PARCEL.THE TOTAL AMOUNT YOUR ATM CARD CONTAIN IS TWENTY MILLION UNITED STATE DOLLAR ($20,000,000) AND THIS INCLUDE INTEREST RATE UP TO DATE AND YOUR DAILY WITHDRAW IS $5000 USD PER DAY. AWAIT YOUR REPLY AND YOUR SHIPPING INFORMATION DETAILS.DO GET BACK TO US THROUGH OUR DIRECT AND PERSONAL EMAIL ADDRESS WHICH IS email@example.com STAY BLESS. FROM THE INTERNATIONAL DELIVERY DEPARTMENT. FEDEX BUILDING COMPANY 10 RIVERSIDE STREET. APAPA, LAGOS, NIGERIA BARR.KEN HOWELLSIDE