A Scam Email with the Subject "Debt Settlement Committee." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 16 Nov 2009 07:44:18 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr.Charles Elvis."<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn:Beneficiary: DIRECTIVES ON YOUR AWAITING FUND. I am Mr.Charles Elvis,Pay Master General of the Federation,I wish to inform you that we have received authentic approval and instruction directly from our president,Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar Adua (GCFR)Federal Republic of Nigeria to pay you,your outstanding Inheritance Sum. It has become considerably emergent that we have been directed to take this measure due to the much embarrassment being caused to certain foreign beneficiaries and the federal republic of Nigeria due to questionable circumstances with which some greedy officials of the Bank's in Nigeria always request for up front payment from contractors and beneficiaries before their payment is released. All approvals required for this payment have been issued in your favour including the original document and payment instructions already forwarded to my office today.To enable you to receive your payment within 72hrs I need you to confirm the required details.However,I will ensure that your payment is smooth,fast and successful.Therefore,I want you to personally know that the preferred method of you,receiving your fund is through the below means: Telegraphic Transfer(TT) Which Wires Funds Directly To Your Own Bank Account Within 48 Hours With The Paying Bank. You are expected to reply urgently today with your readiness to have your funds received at once so we forge ahead to enable this Office to proceed with the modalities of releasing your Funds in your favour and your personal bank account within the next 48 hours. Yours sincerely, Mr.Charles Elvis. Chairman,Investigation and Debt Settlement Committee.