A Scam Email with the Subject "Attn: ATM card Beneficiary." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 11 Dec 2009 05:51:22 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "SENATOR MIKE JOSEPH OJO"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF SENATOR MIKE JOSEPH OJO HONORABLE SENATOR FOREIGN PAYMENT SETTLEMENT BOARD HOUSE OF SENATE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA Attn: ATM card Beneficiary. Ref: Payment/notification/2009 RE: NOTIFICATION OF READINESS OF PAYMENT BY INTERNATIONAL ATM CARD. Dear Sir, This is to inform you that your payment entitlement of has been fully withdrawn from the Remittance Department of the Central Bank After several complains from Foreign beneficiaries through the Attorney General of the Federation, the High commission in the UK and also the United Nations Secretary General. This funds where yesterday returned to the Federal Ministry of Finance reserve account with the Union Bank of Nigeria PLC. After a just concluded meeting amongst the Federal House of Senate, I Senator Mike Joseph Ojo has been appointed to head this federal Board in regards to the settlement of your entitlement upon it return back to the Government purse with the Union Bank of Nigeria PLC. Because of so many International Banking rules unfavorable to 3rd world countries like Nigeria in regards to transfer of large amount of monies, the federal Republic of Nigeria via the federal Government has decided to settle all foreign payment by the issuance of an International Valid ATM CARD from a reliable Bank here in Nigeria. This would allow and enable all beneficiaries to access there FUNDS from any ATM machine in any part of the world. As soon as the below information is secured from you, it would be passed to the appointed bank to issue an International ATM CARD in your favor and it would be sent to you via a courier company for delivery. The below information is required from you, 1, Your Full names 2, your full billing address 3, your direct phone number This information is to be made available immediately so that your ATM CARD can be issued under the provided name and also delivered to the provided address. You will be sent a copy of the international ATM CARD by email attachment as soon as it is issue and also before it is dispatched. Regards SENATOR MIKE JOSEPH OJO HONORABLE SENATOR FOREIGN PAYMENT SETTLEMENT BOARD HOUSE OF SENATE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA