This email with the subject "INFORMATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 31 May 2010 08:39:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "MRS ELIZABETH TOM" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
United Nations Liaison Office - Africa NIGERIA. This email is to notify you about the release of your outstanding payment which is truly $ 450,000.000 Dollars. The Federal Government scheduled a time frame to settle all foreign debts which includes Contract/Inheritance/ Gambling/ Lottery(Sponsored by Microsoft and National Lottery) and other international loans.News had it that over the past,numerous individual (s) who happen to be impostors (claiming to be individuals, banks and organizations) are claiming to release numerous sums of fund via numerous ways. With the help of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and with the FBI we have noticed that people have being asked to pay outrageous amount of money by these impostors for the transfer of their funds to them. We want you to stop all communication that has to do with these fraudsters who have been requesting unreasonable sums of money from you to release your funds which they do not have access to. We have received a mandate and instructions from the Financial Crimes Commission and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to commence the immediate release of your funds through one of the following payment options stated below depending on your choice: 1. Payment via Automatic Teller Machine (ATM card): This is where you will be sent an Automatic Teller Machine card with Pin also known as ATM card (A Master Card would be issued). Upon receipt of your custom ATM card you will be allowed to withdraw $2,500 per day by default and you are given the option to transfer funds from your ATM card to your bank account. 2. Certified Cashiers Check or Bank Draft: In this case you will be sent a certified bank draft or check signed in your favor which you will deposit in any bank for it to be cleared within 3 to 5 working days at most depending on your bank. You are advised to select one out of the two options on how you wish to receive your $450,000.00 Dollars, Your ATM card or Check/Bank Draft will be shipped via Fedex Shipping Company and would get to you within 2 to 3 working days at most. for international shipping as stated by our company We had to sign contract with FedEx for bulk shipping which makes the fees reduce from the actual $120.99 to $91.95 nothing more and no hidden fees of any sort. You are advised to contact the dispatch officer responsible for the shipping of your Check or ATM card with the following information for shipping of your payment Check or ATM card. Dispatch Officer: Dr. Kessinger Bank Atlantique Group Plc Director . Email: email@example.com Phone; +234 706 901 3900 And provide him with the following information: Your full Name... Your Address:................ Occupation:................ Home/Cell Phone:................... Preferred Payment Method (Check or ATM):................ The dispatch officer Dr.Kessinger will provide you with instructions on how you are to make payment of the $91.95 only for the shipping of your ATM card or Cashiers Check. You are to adhere strictly to the instructions above for more information contact the dispatch officer. Remember that you are not paying any fees extra no matter what. Once again note that the actual Fedex Retail Price: $120.99 Your Price (Because of our contract signed): is now $91.95 ($28.05 Savings!). Thanks, Mrs Elizabeth Tom