Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Lamido" <>

This email with the subject "RE; INFORMATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:51:18 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Lamido" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

TEL: +234-709-123-7478
Attention: Dear,
This is to congratulate you for scaling through the hurdles of screening by the board of directors of this payment task force. Your payment file was approved and the instruction was given to us to release your payment and your ATM card has been activated for use, you will be only required to proceed to any ATM Cash Point (machine) to withdraw USD10, 000 per day till you complete the withdrawal of your contract/inheritance funds sum of Ten Million Dollars (US$10, 000,000.00).
The first batch of your card which contains 10,000,000.00 MILLION U.S. DOLLARS has been activated and the total fund is loaded inside the card. Your payment would be sent to you via UPS or FedEx, because we have signed a contract with them. Below are few list of tracking numbers you can track from UPS website ( to confirm people like you that have received their payment successfully.
JOHNNY ALMANTE ==============1Z2X59394198080570
GARY METZGER ==============1Z2X59394195952759
GLEN PAPANIKAS ==============1Z2X59394198690947
CAROL R BUCZYNSKI ==============1Z2X59394197862530
KARIMA EMELIA TAYLOR ==============1Z2X59394198591527
LISA LAIRD ==============1Z2X59394196641913
POLLY SHAYKIN ==============1Z2X59394198817702
Nevertheless, Mr. Jason Melvin from Iowa USA have contacted my office, claiming that you have sent him as your representative to claim present an address of where the card should be delivered in his name as the new beneficiary of the funds. We have concluded arrangement for the shipment to the Iowa address he provided, but we thought we should confirm from you fist, if you have truly nominated him to receive your payment, that has been approved in your name.
If you have not nominated anybody, kindly provide the needed details and the address of where you want your activated ATM card in the below order:
Full name:
Good news, we wish to let you know that everything concerning your ATM CARD payment dispatch is ready in this office and we have a meeting with the house (Federal government of Nigeria) we informed them that your fund should not cost you any thing because is your Contract/inheritance funds activated for withdrawal through your card. Moreover, we have an agreement with them that you should pay only delivering of your card, which is $72.00 by FedEx or UPS Delivering Company.
Make sure you do not fail to track with the tracking number given to you through UPS website to confirm the people we have paid before you, and make sure you do not fail to send the delivery fee of $72.00 for the quick shipment of your ATM card to any address you provide.
We await hearing from you immediately you receive this email.
Sanusi Lamido
TELEPHONE: +234-709-123-7478