A Scam Email with the Subject "[SPAM] TRANSFER FRAUD ALERT/ ATTEMPTED DIVERSION OF FUNDSDate: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 04:04:20 +0100" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 31 Mar 2010 02:32:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "MRS.FARIDA MZAMBER WAZIRI"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTENTION SCAMMED VICTIMS. WHY HAVE YOU NOT RESPONDED? MRS.FARIDA MZAMBER WAZIRI (AIG RTD.) NIGERIA FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA FEDERAL SECRETARIAT COMPLEX, GARKI ABUJA. TRANSFER FRAUD ALERT/ ATTEMPTED DIVERSION OF FUNDS. Attention: Scammed Victim, Permit me the pleasure of introducing my self as MRS.FARIDA MZAMBER WAZIRI. I am the newly Elected Director of the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). I am writing you in respect to the transfer of funds you have been expecting from Nigeria. The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Presidency Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, has mandated the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit to compensate all foreigner? Who in one way or the other has been retrieve of there hard earn money through illegal transaction. The purpose for this is to regain the lost glory of our great country and to also show the entire world that this government is highly ready to fight corruption in every sector in Nigeria be it in the banking, oil and communication sector in the last 3year's Nigeria has the worst name in corruption in the world, where we were rated in the world as one of the most corrupted nation in the world and it is never a good name to us. Due to the effort, sincerity, courage and trustworthiness people like you and the entire world has showed in helping Nigeria to fight corruption unlike Microsoft who just signed a contract with the Nigeria Government through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. (EFCC) an organization that was formed by this same government to fight corruption in all sector's in the country, including the FBI, INTERPOL, BRITISH GOVERNMENT and the whole world that has been helping us in arresting those that has been involved in advance fee fraud locally and international. Following the recent bills passed by the house of assembly and presidency, we have been cross checking all financial transaction in all financial institutions in the country and it has come to our notice that your payment has been withheld. But be sure of the fact that we are the monitoring unit on all financial matters in the presidency, central bank of Nigeria and all commercial banks here in Nigeria. This office wishes to inform you that your payment has been re-directed according to the financial law and power vested on us by the presidency to the appointed paying bank (CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA) to all debts owned by this great nation, as the funds mapped (USD1 BILLION) out in the recent budget by the president of the country, ALHAJI UMORU MUSA YAR ADUA, has been deposited with A FINANCE BANK). We have your payment file presently with us, based on this you are advised to stop any correspondence with any office regarding your payment as they can not pay you, as your funds has moved out from their reach. failure to comply, do not hold us responsible for any mistake. For your funds to be paid to you, you are urgently advised under 48hours to contact this office. Although we have all this information with us, but we want to be sure that you are the sole beneficiary of the said funds. Your urgent compliance under 48 hours will enable this office add your name to the payment schedule to be paid in this quarter by the CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN). Note that your payment will not exceed 7banking days from the date of the receipt of the above information, as long as you have fulfilled all obligations. YOUR CO-OPERATION WOULD BE HIGHLY APPRECIATED IN THESE REGARDS. BEST REGARDS MRS.FARIDA MZAMBER WAZIRI (AIG RTD.) FROM: THE SECRETARY NIGERIA FINANCIAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT