The Scamdex Scam Email Archive - Advance Fee Fraud/419 o

Subject:  COMPENSATION
From:  "MINISTER OF FINANCE" <artnua@eircom.net>
Date:  Sat, 06 Mar 2010 03:33:29 -0800

A Scam Email with the Subject "COMPENSATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 06 Mar 2010 03:33:29 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "MINISTER OF FINANCE" <artnua@eircom.net>, although it may have been spoofed.

Attention Dear,
 
We are very sorry for what happen to you since last year till now,I want you to read this mail well because the reason this money is coming to you is that the government of this country has found out that you was scammed since last year and they have arrested those Fake Companies that scammed some people including you.
 
So since Last two weeks after we did not hear from you or receive your mail we have made arrangement with OCEANIC BANK NIGERIA on how to transfer your money into your bank account at your country and note that your money which bank is going to transfer is $2.4m  and what you have to do right now is to contact the bank immediately with your banking information so that the manager will transfer your money into your bank account.Be informed that we have paid the bank for the open of International Account fee for you. Now listen the money that remains which you must pay to the OCEANIC BANK is wire transfer fee which is only $185.00 to transfer your money directly into your bank account at your country ok.
 
Try to contact bank through this information.
Rev.Frank Leo ( OCEANIC BANK MANAGER)
E-MAIL: paymentofficial@sify.com 

please make sure you follow bank manager's instruction and forward all your bank account detail where to transfer your money into and your current telephone number. This is information the Bank Manager need from you. Bear it in mind that the only money that remain which you must pay to the OCEANIC BANK is wire transfer fee which is only $185.00
May God be with you and your family?

From Federal Minister of Finance Nigeria
Contract Payment Office
Mr James Uba.