This email with the subject "CONTACT ATM CARD PAYMENT DEPARTMENT CENTER (ATM-0411)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 30 Jan 2010 07:26:29 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr,Frank Richards"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend, I have contacted my secretary to confirm if you have received the compensation draft cheque of (US$1.800.000.00) which I issued with your name,but he told me that he could not send it to you because of the courier charges. Now I have called my bank to cancel any payment regards to the draft cheque and then authorized them to transfer the payment into ATM CARD in your name which they did. As of now be informed that all charges has been paid and the ATM CARD is going to be in your name, but to reactivate the ATM Card you have to forward your current informations as requested below to the bank and the only money you will pay to the bank is US$165.00 for the ATM Card Reactivation fee, then they will send you the ATM CARD for your immediate use. Here are the nformations you have to forward to the bank: 1. YOUR FULL NAMES:_,2. Postal ADDRESS:_3. PHONE NUMBER:_ 4. CELL NUMBERS:_5__.SEX:__6. AGE:__7.OCCUPATION:__8.NATIONALITY:__ CONTACT PERSON:,DR.Shedrack Uwak. Director,ATM Foreign Operation Dept.Oceanic Bank international PLC. Cotonou, Benin Republic.Contact Email :(firstname.lastname@example.org) Get back to me once you received the ATM CARD ok. Thanks and God bless you. Mr Frank Richard