A Scam Email with the Subject "FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Mar 2010 10:40:43 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "BEN MARK"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE. P.M.B. 14, Garki, Abuja. Official E-mail:email@example.com Mobile Tel: +234-1-767 9512 Attn:- Beneficiary, Dated This Day: 18/03/2010 CLAIM'S OF YOUR FUND VALUED US$36.6 MILLION BY SOME RE-PRESENTATIVES. Good Day to you and your family as i bring to you greetings in the name of the LORD.I do like to let you know that a power of attorney and an Application Letter of Change of Ownership has been forwarded to my office by MR. IBRAHIM MAL ALLA HAMMAD BIN HAMMAD AL SABRI a Citizen of DUBAI,U.A.E,he claimed to be from you and and also stated that you sent him to receive these fund on your behalf. I want you to know that your Registered Previous Personal Details which is now in my Office was forwarded to me by the Central Bank Governor and the Transfer Unit as well.This man claimed to be the representative of your Family, and this power of attorney stated that you have died, they brought an account to replace your informations and claimed your fund of $US36.6 Million which is right now put on HOLD in an Online Account that was setup for these gentleman and the fund is with the First National Bank Branch In Lagos Nigeria,and its highly secured and protected by a high level security which makes nobody to withdraw any money from the account until you or your family members confirms that you are alive and also that these man is not from you. ACCOUNT WHERE THESE MAN(YOUR RE-PRESENTATIVES) CHOOSED TO MAKE ONLINE TRANSFER: BANK NAME:- STANDARD BANK OF DUBAI NAME OF ACCOUNT: IBRAHIM MAL ALLA HAMMAD BIN HAMMAD AL SABRI ACCOUNT NUMBER: 2984-0008-660. SWIFT CODE: BOPIPHMM. AMOUNT FOR TRANSFER: US$36.6 MILLION. Be further informed that this power of attorney also stated that you suffered and died of a throat cancer.All you just have to do is for you to confirm if you are really alive,because its sound furious that such kind of a thing just happened ,I was Instructed to find out if it really happens or not before the fund will be transfered to them. Please these email demands urgent response as whoever do read these if its you or a family Member or Friend who has access to your email address ,should respond immediately. You are therefore given 48hrs to confirm the truth in this information if you are still alive by responding back immediately so that these office can know what actions to be taken,because they are just insisting that we ORDER out the transfer of which we are writting to you now on their absent to confirm if you are still alive. Since no response from you all these while on how you can get your fund released to you, we are now suspecting that it might be true and funny that something strange might have happened and that the story might be true, because the only evidence now is you or your family members contacting these office now and confirming if these people are from you,or else we will transfer the fund to them. Kindly Provide the following details for immediate actions to be carried out: 1:Your full names: 2:Your present address: 3:Your age and sex: 4:Your occupation: 5:Your Tel/fax: 6:Scanned copy of your I.D: Note: In case of any questions from you or your family members that reads these email,call should be made direclt to my office mobile number: .You or your family members should forward to me emails been received from those IMPOSTERS for adequate investigations to be carried out. You or your family members that reads these email should respond back as i await immediate response. Best regards, Dr.Mansur Muhtar. Federal Ministry of Finance. Federal Republic of Nigeria. Cc: Senate President. Cc: All Foreign Payment Offices. Cc: Board of Directors [Fpd]. Cc: Accountant General Of The Federation