A Scam Email with the Subject "ARE YOU DEAD OR ALIVE? PLEASE RESPOND" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 11 Jun 2010 14:18:41 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was " FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE NEW ELECTED MINISTER: DR. MANSUR MUHTAR (OFR) FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE, SECRETARY: MR.JOHN OFO 5th Floor, Annex 3,New Federal Secretariat Complex, Shangri Way, Central Area Abuja - Nigeria . Email:email@example.com Attention: Beneficiary, My name is MR.JOHN OFO , I am the personal Secretary to the new Minister of Finance, I am directed to contact you by the Minister to urgently confirm from you if actually you know one Dr. James Baker and Prof. Charles C. Soludo The Former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and his Colleagues who claim to be your business associate/partner in Nigeria. The said people are claiming to us that you are dead that they will like to change all your Information to us as bonafide beneficiary. Below is the new banking information where they wish to have this funds transferred to: Bank Of America 6901 Northwest Expressway Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73132 ABA Routing: 026009593 ACCT No: 003042656833 ACCT Name: FMS Investments Inc. This development is coming now that the Ministry wants to offset all outstanding payments to all our legal foreign beneficiaries around the world in which your payment file was affected. As you may know, this Ministry have approved amount of $4.2Million Dollars. in your favour. We need to confirm from you if it's really true that you are dead and If we do not hear from you This automatically means that you are dead as informed by Dr. James Baker. You are to contact me through my email address as soon as you receive this message If you are alive as to know the true position of things with you so that we will not make any mistake in remitting your outstanding payment to a wrong person. Your swift response to this mail will help a lot, Do email me with your Full Names, Account Informations, Direct Phone Number for easy communication and Scan Copy of your identity if you are alive. Best Regards, DR. MANSUR MUHTAR (OFR) FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE (FMF) PERSONAL SECRETARY: MR. JOHN OFO.