A Scam Email with the Subject "Urgent Reply Needed" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 15 May 2010 18:51:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mrs. Josephine Eric"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Friend How are you today? You may not understand why this mail came to you. We have been having series of meeting for the past 5 months which ended 2 days ago with the secretary to the African Union. I am Mrs. Josephine Eric of AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION the Ecowas District Officer. Please note that this email is to all the people that have been scammed in any part of the world, the AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION have agreed to compensate them with the sum of US$(950,000.00) This includes every foreign contractors that may have not received their contract sum, and people that have had an unfinished transaction or international businesses that failed due to Government problems etc. We found your name in our list and that is why we are contacting you, these have been agreed upon and have been signed. You are advised to contact our paying centre as they are our representative in Accra-Ghana, contact them immediately for your International Bank certified Draft of USD$950,000.00 This funds are in a Bank Draft for security purpose, so they will send it to you and you can clear it at any bank of your choice in your country or in any country of the world. Therefore, you should send to Dr Ike Michael your full Name, your direct telephone number and your correct Postal Address where you want them to send the Certified Draft to you. Contact Dr Ike Michael immediately to receive your compensation funds without any further delay, kindly contact him on listed contact information. Dr Ike Michael. Financial Director No 1/6 wuse st Akpapa Segbeya, Accra-Ghana Email: (email@example.com) We will request you to get back to this office as soon as you have received and confirmed your payment in your bank. Making the world a better place. Regards. Mrs. Josephine Eric (For African Union Commission). PO Box 3243. Addis-Ababa , Ethiopia.