This email with the subject "Your ATM funds/Comply Urgently" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Mar 2010 22:13:26 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Ken York"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE,
PO BOX 555, NEW YORK NY 10116-0555
This is to notify you that we have intercepted your parcel from Europe that DHL COURIER SERVICE is making the delivery and we have stopped the delivery process for some security reasons stated below:
1. Our scanning system has detected that your parcel contains a confirmable ATM CARD to the tune of One million five hundred thousand dollars .
2. Such ATM CARD coming from Europe must be verify by the POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE which we have directed our inspection team to proceed with the verification to ascertain the authenticity of the ATM CARD and now after all the verification on the Parcel/ATM CARD, having contacted the issuing institution who made it known to our office that the ATM CARD is a Genuine one and Not ILLEGALLY ACQUIRED. We have also forwarded the Serial Number of the ATM CARD to the United States, Treasury Department and they confirmed that the CARD is Authentic and ready to be cashed at any ATM MACHINES.
Also for the Delivery of the Parcel to continue, you are in obligation to obtain, a Duly Sworn Affidavit from British High Court which will back up the Origin of Fund. This is in line with the Anti-Terrorist Campaign which the USA Government has embarked on recently to protect our Territory from future attacks. You should therefore contact the sender of the ATM CARD or the DHL Courier Agent in London,England to get the Sworn Affidavit for you while we wait to receive from you the Affidavit File Number to enable us to forward your ATM CARD to your address. Below is his contact information. Note that the cost of the Affidavit is 89 pounds and do not hesitate to remit the amount to him with your full name and valid contact phone number again.
Name: Mr Bradely Young
We shall then forward the ATM CARD to you and you will be sure of a genuine ATM CARD that is coming to you. We are doing this for your interest considering the rate which fraudulent and stolen checks/ATM CARD are been sent to our innocent citizen that most times put them in problem. Always send your correspondence to our secure email: email@example.com
your urgent action on this notice will be appreciated
Chief Postal Inspector