This email with the subject "For your attention." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 07 May 2010 08:06:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was jerry adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE 5th Floor, Annex 3, New Federal Secretariat Complex, Shehu Shagari Way, Central Area Lagos - Nigeria. (Advised to verify our web for your compliance) Hello, I am Mr. Jerry Adams, chairman Foreign Debt Review committee for the FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE. Sequel to the directive from the office of the Minister of Finance (FMF), you to confirm to this committee if actually you know Mr. Peter Woo who claim to be your business associate/partner in Nigeria. The said Mr. Peter Woo and is claiming to us that you are dead and he will like to change all the Information that are in your file so as to make himself the bonafide beneficiary to the fund in question. This development is coming now that the Ministry wants to offset all outstanding credit payments to all legal beneficiaries. Your credit payment file with this committee is a total sum of Thirty five Million United States Dollar. (US$35 Million). We need to confirm from you if it's really true that you are dead. I want to state that if we do not hear from you it will be assume automatically that you are actually dead and the information passed to us by Mr. Peter Woo is deemed correct, we will therefore be left with no other option than to send signal for approval of the part-payment in accordance with section 290 Act 166 OF 2008 for the new beneficiary. You are to contact me through my email address as soon as you receive this message so as to know the true position of things with you so that we would not make any mistake in remitting your out-standing payment to a wrong person/account. Your swift response will help this Committee a lot. Do email me with your full contact address, occupation, age, marital status, valid photo identification and direct functional telephone number for final verifications. Best Regards. Mr. Jerry Adams. Chairman: Committee on Foreign Debt Review..