This email with the subject "CONTACT DR MATHEW MEMMA FOR YOUR SHIPING" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 07 Jun 2010 19:17:23 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "KEN OHEMEDI"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: My Dear Friend,
I have paid the fee for your check draft and I took it to the FINANCIAL BANK PLC to confirm it then the Manager of the Bank MR BENARD EZEUGO told me that before the check can get to you it will expire on the way and if it expired it will become useless so He advice me to convert $8,500.000.00Us Dollars (EIGHT MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS) into cash and pack it into the strong iron box and deposit it in FEDEX EXPRESS COURIER COMPANY BENIN REPUBLIC to deliver it in cash to you. and I did it as he advice me because he is a banker he knows the durability of any foreign check or draft.
I deposited the said package in the FEDEX EXPRESS COURIER COMPANY as an cotton materials for security reasons. This is the registration Number of your Package FDX/122p/mtm/2010 Zip Code;0113388 so do not let the company to know the real contents of the consignment so that they can deliver it for you safely. I want you to contact the company immediately with the following information though I give them your information but you need to re-confirm it for them.
for your information the consignment was deposited as family valuebales and treasure the manager of the fedex courier did not know the cotnent its for security reasons,i have paid for the shipment fees, the only fee you have to send them now is their security keeping of $225.00 only. did not pay for it because i do not know how long it will take you to contact them for the claim of the shipment.
Below is the required information you need to give them now,
1.YOUR FULL NAME AND HOME ADDRESS:
2.YOUR PHONE AND FAX NUMBER:
3.A COPY OF YOUR PHOTO
4.YOUR AGE AND MARITAL STATUS:
5.YOUR COUNTRY AND CITY:
All these things is what they needed from you now to submit to the company for urgent delivery of your package contains $8,500.000.00Us Dollars Please contact the delivery company immediately and re-confirm your info to them to enable their agent locate you when he arrived in your country.This is the company contact info.
DR. MATHEW MEMMA (Director General)
Tel;++2299 94 93 971
Email:(EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org )
FEDEX EXPRESS COURIER COMPANY Benin Republic. Please contact the company immediately you receive this email so that your package will leave tonight to be deliver to you.Get back to me as soon as you receive your package from the company.
THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS
Minister of finanace