This email with the subject "SENATE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 06 Feb 2010 05:24:04 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "MR PETER BEN"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF BENIN COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT (RESOLUTION PANEL ON CONTRACT PAYMENT) COTONOU BENIN e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Our Ref: FGB /SNT/STB ATTN: Beneficiary , We, the entire members of the Federal House of Senate, on behalf of the Federal Republic of Benin Government, Under the PRESIDENT, BONI YAYI held a meeting last week concerning payment , both foreign and local contractors and some inheritance funds. On going through files yesterday, we discovered that your file was dumped untreated , so at this juncture, we apologize for the delay of your payment and please stop communicating with any office now and attention to the appointed office below for you to receive your $4.5million USD accordingly . Now your new Payment Reference No.-35460021, Allocation No: 674632 Password No : 339331 , Pin Code No: 55674 and your Certificate of Merit Payment No : 103 , Released Code No: 0763; Immediate Telex confirmation No: -1114433 ; Secret Code No: XXTN013 ,Having received these vital payment number , therefore You are qualified now to received and confirm Your payment with the Federal Government of Benin immediately within 24hrs . Now you are directed to contact the Head of Computer Credit/telex Dept Of Alantic bank PLc Dr. Anarki Ozulu immediately so that he will pay your $4.5million USD and fax you the payment Copy Slip and also you should reconfirm your banking Details , this is to avoid mistake while transfering your overdue payment to you today . Contact this office now to avoid transfer mistake. However, the only money you are to pay is the tranfer charge of $125 USD . This payment will be made only to our payment officer. NOTE : We have mounted our security network to monitor every in-coming call , if we still find out that you are still dealing with all those fraudsters that have been frustrating , I shall stop and cancel your payment immediately Best Regards Senator Mayor Adam SENATE PRESIDENT (Federal Republic of Benin) ( E-mail: email@example.com )