Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "FedEx Courier Service" <>

This email with the subject "CONFIRM OWNERSHIP(PARCEL)" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 11 Jun 2010 14:49:23 -0500 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "FedEx Courier Service" <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Dear Customer!

We have been waiting for you to contact us for your Confirmable Package
that is registered with us for shipping to your residential location. We had
thought that your sender gave you our contact details. It may interest you
to note that a letter is also added to your package. However, we cannot
quote its content to you via email for Privacy reasons we understand that
the content of your package itself is a Bank Draft worth of $800,000.00
USD. As you know, FedEx do not ship money in CASH or in CHEQUES
but Bank Drafts are shippable.

The package is registered with us for mailing by your colleague, and your
colleague explained that he is from the United States but he is here in
Nigeria for a three (3) months Surveying Project as he works with a
construction firm in the Nigeria West Africa region, We are sending you
this email because your package is been registered on a Special Order.

What you have to do now, is to contact our Delivery Department for
immediate dispatch of your package to your residential address. Note
that as soon as our Delivery Team confirms your information's will take
only one working day (24 hours) for your package to arrive its designated
address. For your information, the VAT & Shipping charges as well as
Insurance fees have been paid by your colleague before your package
was registered. Note that the payment that is made on the Insurance,
Premium & Clearance Certificates, you are to certify that the Bank Draft
is not a Drug Affiliated Fund (DAF) neither is it funds to sponsor Terrorism
in your country. This will help you avoid any form of query from the
Monetary Authority of your country. However, you will have to pay a sum
of $226.00 USD to the FedEx Delivery Department being full payment for
the Security Keeping Fee of the FedEx Company as stated in our privacy
terms & condition page. Also be informed that your colleague wished to
pay having known not when you will be picking up the package or even
responding to us. So we cannot take the risk to have accepted such
payment in case of any possible demurrage.

Kindly note that your colleague did not leave us with any further
information we hope that you respond to us as soon as possible because
if you fail to respond until the expiry date of this package, we may refer
the package to the British Commission for Welfare as the package do not
have a return address. Kindly contact the delivery department (FedEx
Delivery Post) with the details given below: FedEx Delivery Post Contact

Mr. Garrick Oxford
Tel: +234-7037-7618-47

Kindly complete the below form and send it to the email address given
above. This is mandatory to reconfirm your Postal address and telephone

FULL NAMES:...............


POSTAL ADDRESS:...........





Kindly complete the above form and summit it to the delivery manager on:

   As soon as your details are received, our delivery team will give you the
necessary payment procedure so that you can effect the payment for the
Security Keeping Fee. As soon as they confirm your payment of
$226.00 US, they will not hesitate to dispatch your package as well as
the attached letter to your residence. It usually takes 24 hours being an
over night delivery service. Note that we were not instructed to email you,
but due to the high priority of your package we had to inform you as your
sender did not leave us with his phone number because he stated that he
just arrived Nigeria and he hasn't got any phone yet. We indeed
personally sealed your Bank Draft and we found your email contact in the
attached letter as the recipient of the foremost package. Ensure to
contact the delivery department with the email address given above and
ensure to fill the above form as well to enable a successful reconfirmation.

Yours Faithfully,
Mr.Garrick Oxford
FedEx Online Team Management