A Scam Email with the Subject "RE: PAYMENT NOTICE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 20 Apr 2010 08:53:27 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "DIPLOMATIC IMMUNITY PAYMENT"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Beneficiary, I am Mr. Larry Johnson. This is to bring to your notice that my office has taking over all the money transaction originated from any part of African and Europe countries as Contract payment, Inheritance Funds or Lottery Winning due to unauthorized/Incapability of financial institutions/security companies in releasing such huge sum of money due to fraud, terrorist and money laundry activities going on world wide. The World Bank Group has mandated Central bank of Nigeria CBN via my office to release funds to beneficiaries through (1) International Bank Draft, (2) By Cash Call System in which your payment will be delivered to you in your country (3) by wire transfer to your nominated bank account. Hence your name appears as one of the fund beneficiaries whom their funds were successfully cleared recently from terrorist and money laundry and your payment will be released to you as soon as possible to avoid paying excess charges. As regards to this arrangement, you are advised to contact my office now, my direct email@example.com and also to forward your direct telephone numbers, and your complete information for immediate release of your money, most importantly be aware that ten million dollars Only (US10,000, 000.00) was allocated to you. Be also informed that the fund approvals and Authorization document including Anti-terrorist Clearance Certificate was issued in your name and has been handed over to our bank to release to you through any faster courier company. Therefore be aware that your fund has obtained all her clearance to be released to you. Finally we are on standby to receive your ommunication and release your funds to you through the mode of payment you will need that is listed above without further delay. Make your contact directly to my Email: firstname.lastname@example.org any time because we are working 24hours to be able to meet with the mandate given by the World Bank. It Is better that you contact me for more detailed Information. Thanks for your kind understanding and co-operation. Yours faithfully, Mr. LARRY JOHNSON EMAIL: email@example.com