This email with the subject "PAYMENT APPROVED SETTLEMENT NOTICE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 20 Jul 2009 06:36:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was PAYMENT SETTELMENT UNITED NATION APPROVED <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ICPC NIGERIA Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission United Nations Approved Anti-fraud Unit Code of Conduct Bureau against fraud, funds delay and impersonation. Head Office: Plot 802, Constitution Avenue Zone A9 Central Area P. M.B 535, Garki Abuja Email:(email@example.com) Our Ref: ICPC/NG/FG/08 Date: 20th July, 2009 ATTN: Dear Beneficiary. APPROVED SETTLEMENT NOTICE. This letter will definitely be amazing to you because of it's realistic value. Sorry for the inconveniences that was rendered to you in line with the release of your due Payment which was delayed because you were in contact with the wrong officials. As the Chairman of this Anti-fraud Unit, I will like to introduce myself; I am (Mr. Godfrey Jones) a Nigerian born British citizen appointed by The Federal Government of Nigeria and The United Nations Organization (U.N.O) in other to avert corruption, fraud, funds delay and impersonation. To this bestowed Authority I took an oath of allegiance to settle all fraud victims peacefully. This particular Commission was initiated to detect corruption/fraud/funds delay/impersonation of Government Officials. Secondly, we are subordinately mandated by The United Nations Organization (U.N.O) and the US Government to Settle foreign debts/fraud victims/Un-paid beneficiaries and contractors to satisfactory in other to maintain peace in the world at large and also to rekindle our country's reputation as the giant of Africa. Presently, we are being paid by the American government in other to avert internet fraud, corruption, funds delays and impersonation here in Nigeria. So far, we have settled the likes of (Mrs. Florence Reeves, Mr. Joseph Bedford etc). You are being contacted by this office today dated 20th July, 2009 because your Case File (A) is the very first File on our Settlement Files Cabinet and we are ready to Pay you at this moment. From our Intelligent investigations made secretly, we discovered that you are a victim of fraud/funds delay. This Memorandum is to notify you that you will be settled by the Nigerian Government/ICPC-Nigeria from our initial Deposit Account with First Bank Of Nigeria Plc. You will be settled with the actual amount which you lost in your previous transaction, including the actual Funds which you are supposed to receive as a beneficiary Your settlement will be actualized within 3 working days after your response to this Official Letter. For further clarification/investigation kindly send the below information to us immediately via Email: (firstname.lastname@example.org 1. Your Full Name and residential address. 2. Mobile or Telephone Number and Fax Number (for regular official contact). 3. Your inheritance funds value or contract funds value or Lottery fund value. 4. Amount which you lost previously. These above-mentioned information will officially enable us to carry out our verification processes and after that your settlement Funds will be Paid to you accordingly. Your immediate compliance to this will expedite actions on your Payment because here in this office, we have alot of listed victims to be settled. Officially Closed by, Mr. Godfrey Jones. Chairman ICPC Nigeria. Cc: The Accountant General of the Federation. The Federal Ministry of Finance (F.M.F). The Presidency. First Bank of Nigeria Plc. CERTIFIED TRUE COPY. Powered by Information Communication Technology Dept, (C) 2008 ICPC Nigeria, registered trademark ICPC NIGERIA