A Scam Email with the Subject "2010 CONTRACT PAYMENT APPROVAL NOTICE [REPLY UGENTLY.]" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Feb 2010 06:43:39 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Dr. Mansur Muhtar"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM DR MANSUR MUHTAR[ MINISTER] FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE LAGOS NIGERIA. TELE:+2347064459485 Dear Beneficiary This is to officially inform you that we have verified your contract file presently on my desk, and I found out that you have not received your payment due to your lack of co-operation and not fulfilling the obligations giving to you in respect to your contract payment.Secondly, you are hereby advised to stop dealing with some non-officials in the bank as this is an illegal act and will have to stop if you so wish to receive your payment immediately. After the Board of director\'s meeting held in Abuja , we have resolved in finding a solution to your problem. We have arranged your payment through our SWIFT CARD PAYMENT CENTRE in Europe, America , Africa and Asia Pacific; this is part of the mandate passed by the Senate in respect to overseas contract payment and debt re-scheduling. And also the Nigerian Government is using this mean to rewards all the citizens of the United states and all part of Europe including Asia, Australia, South America, Canada, Antarctica e.t.c and all those who have lost their funds in either scam, or an uncompleted business, or otherwise, You should know that if you are interested to receive your ATM card which will be credited with $5,000,000.00 united states dollars before it is been sent to you direct to your doorstep through the FedEx courier service, you will have to respond to me with your full information?, After your response you will be directed to the FedEx shipping courier representative whose name is Mr. Edward Edward. He will send you your ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw your money via ATM MACHINE in any part of the world, and the maximum daily limit is Fifteen Thousand United States dollars ($15,000.00). And also note that the Nigerian Government has taken care of the shipping fee of your ATM card, so if Mr. Edward is requesting for another shipping fee, you will have to report him to me immediately. When you receive your ATM card, you have to alert me so that we can give you process of how to activate and make use of your ATM CARD. If you like to receive your fund this way, kindly contact me with the following information? below. (1) Your Full Name (2) Full residential address (3) Phone and Fax Number (4) Occupation. (5) Personal Identification. Driver? license or International Passport. (7) Age (8) Marital Status (9) Sex This message is supported by the Nigerian Government. Thanks for your co-operation. Respectively Dr. Mansur Muhtar Minister, Federal Ministry of Finance This e-mail may contain confidential and/or privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient (or have received this e-mail in error) please notify the sender immediately and destroy this e-mail. Any unauthorized copying,disclosure or distribution of the material in this e-mail - either in part or in whole - is strictly forbidden.