A Scam Email with the Subject "Attn: Beneficiary... Your Compesnation of US$2.5Million (Recovery Fund)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 24 Feb 2010 18:15:23 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC)"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT, Attn: Beneficiary, I am Mrs. Farida Waziri the chairman of ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC). EFCC in alliance with economic community of West African states (ECOWAS) with head Office here in Nigeria. We have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Western part of Africa With the help of United States Government and the United Nations. We have been able to track down so many of this scam artist in various parts of west African countries which includes (NIGERIA, REPUBLIC OF BENIN, TOGO, GHANA CAMEROUN AND SENEGAL) and they are all in our custody here in Lagos Nigeria. We have been able to recover so much money from these scam artists. The United Nation Anti-crime commission and the United State Government have ordered the money recovered from the Scammers to be shared among 100 Lucky people around the globe. This email is being directed to you because your email address was found in one of the scam Artists file and computer hard disk in our custody here in Nigeria and with the information gardered from this Scam artist, we notice that you have been scammed of so much money and have decided to complensate you you with a little token to recover the lost of your fund. You are therefore being compensated with the total sum $2.5 Million Dollars. We have also arrested all those who claim that they are barristers, bank officials, Lottery Agents who has money for transfer or want you to be the next of kin of such funds which does not exist. Since your name appeared among the lucky beneficiaries who will receive a compensation of US$2.5 Million, we have made arrangement to register an Online Banking through our Global Bank, where you will have full access to your Online Banking Account Fund, to transfer your fund personally to your Private Bank Account with no complication of things or questioning as the Account will be fully registered in your Name. Feel free to contact the processing officer Mr. PAUL NELSON. The online Banking Processing is made much easier for you to transfer your fund to your private Bank Account personally, to avoid any delay or complication of things. With this Online Banking Transfer Processing, you can only transfer the Maximum Amount of US$500.000.00 daily/instalmentally until the total amount of your Compensated/deposited fund is transfered and completely paid to you. So you are advice to contact, processing officer MR. PAUL NELSON with your provided information’s required for verification below. CONTACT PERSON: MR. PAUL NELSON. CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org CONTACT TELEPHONE: +234-8034600663. Provide the information bellow to enable the processing of your Online Banking Account for deposition of your total compensated fund. 1)YOUR FULL NAME. 2)YOUR ADDRESS. 3)YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER. 4)YOUR OCCUPATION 5)YOUR IDENTITY. 6) COUNTRY Contact Mr. Paul Nelson with the information required for verification to enable him start the processing of your Online Banking Account Registration. We guarantee your safety and wish you the best of luck. Best Regard, Mrs. Farida Waziri CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT, NIGERIA PLC, LAGOS-NIGERIA.