This email with the subject "BE CAREFUL OF SCAMMERS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:48:00 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISION"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISION 14A AWOLOWO LANE, IKOYI LAGOS NIGERIA. Motto: No Body is Above the LAW FROM THE DESK OF Mrs.Farida Waziri: (Chairman) ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION(EFCC). Email: email@example.com (BE CAREFUL OF SCAMMERS) ATTN:MARTIN STEWART HODES, I, am Mrs.Farida Mzamba Waziri: (Chairman) Economic And Financial Crime Commission, a committee set up by the Federal Government of Nigeria under the able President Yar\'Adua.The purpose of this committee among other is to investigate,verify and settle all outstanding debts owned to foreign beneficiaries whose payment is overdue. Consequently, we received a directive from the office of the president, ordering this office to settle all genuine payment which include contractors, Inheritance and Lottery Winners, whose debts has been outstanding for a long time now.and for those that has shown sufficient proof regarding the release of their fund, And we wish to inform you that in our record here, you have fulfilled such conditions as the rightful beneficiary of the said $11.8M (Eleven Million Eight Hundred Thousand United States Dollars) But the reasons why your own payment has to be delayed is because, there is presently a counter claims on your funds by two men, This two men are presently trying to make us believe that you are dead and even explained that you entered into an agreement with them, to help you in receiving your fund, So we want to know if you truly entered into an agreement with this two men thereby making them the current beneficiary. Please if you did not enter into an agreement, nor authorize this men to receive your payment on your behalf, kindly inform us, so that we can release the payment to you immediately. This office is glad to inform you that your payment shall be released as soon as we receive your feedback. You are advised to stop any further communication with any department Or any Government parastatal.This is to forestall a new effort towards the release of your funds. We appologise on behalf of the President and the good citizens of this country Nigeria for any delay and lost this most have caused you and promise that such thing will not happen again.And if you are dealing with anyone regarding this payment, Please we urge you to STOP, Because this is the only office that was approved to release your payment Kindly reply today for more information and directive reply to this email: firstname.lastname@example.org Yours Faithfully Mrs.Farida Mzamba Waziri (Chairman) Economic And Financial Crime Commission(EFCC)