A Scam Email with the Subject "WEST AFRICA GOVERNMENT COMPENSATION." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 05 May 2010 04:41:57 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "WEST AFRICA GOVERNMENTCOMPENSATION"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: How are you today? Hope all is well with you and your family? I hope this mail meets you in a perfect condition. Let me start by introducing myself I am Mrs. Helen Talker, I was directed by the West Africa Government to send you this email, It came to our notice that you did business with West Africa WINNING CORPORATION which later became a scam and you lost your money in the event, Currently the British Government are paying so many people that same thing happened to, The British Government has agreed to compensate you with the sum of $5,000,000.00 (Five Million Dollars) as compensation to what has happened to you. We have arranged your payment through telegraphic transfer, so you are to contact the paying department, for immediate release of your payment into any bank account of your choice. Below is the bank information’s. Bank Name: - EQUITY TRUST FINANCE PLC. Bank Email Address: - email@example.com bank office address:- 2 GOLDERS GREEN ROAD, ABUJA, NIGERIA. Bank Telephone Number: - +2348121179737 Breach manager Name: - Mr. Fred Rolex. You are advice to fill in the below information’s and send to the above information. 1) Your full name 2) Your address 3) Your telephone number Thanks and God bless you and your family. Best regards, Mrs. Helen Talker.