A Scam Email with the Subject "Attn: Beneficiary, Your $4.5 Million Dollars Compensation" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 24 Oct 2010 18:27:20 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: Beneficiary, I am Mr. Okpe Robert the Assistant chairman of ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC). EFCC in alliance with economic community of West African states (ECOWAS) with head Office here in Nigeria. We have been working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Western part of Africa With the help of United States Government and the United Nations ans also we have been able to track down so many of this scam artist in various parts of west African countries which includes (NIGERIA, REPUBLIC OF BENIN, TOGO, GHANA CAMEROUN AND SENEGAL) and they are all in our custody here in Lagos Nigeria. We have been able to recover so much money from these scam artists The United Nation Anti-crime commission and the United State Government have ordered the money recovered from the Scammers to be shared among 100 Lucky people around the globe.This email is been directed to you because your email address was found in one of the scam Artists file and computer hard disk in our custody here in Nigeria. You are therefore being compensated with $4.5 Million Dollars, We also arrested all those who claim that they are Barristers, Bank Officials, Lottery Agents who has money for transfer or want you to be the next of kin of such funds which do not exist. Since your name appeared among the lucky beneficiaries who will receive a compensation of $4.5 Million, we have arranged your payment through our swift card payment center. Feel free to contact the processing officer Mr.Scott Williams, the swift card has been specially prepared to enable you withdraw your money in any ATM machine in any part of the world, but the maximum is Five Thousand Dollars Only per day. So you are advice to contact the processing officer Mr.Scott Williams with your provided informations required. CONTACT PERSON: Mr.Scott Williams CONTACT ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org Provide the information bellow to enable him prepare your ATM Master Credit Card including your Pin to access it. 1)YOUR FULL NAME. 2)YOUR RECEIVING ADDRESS. 3)YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER. 4)YOUR PROFESSION. 5)YOUR ID/AGE. 6)SCAN COPY OF YOUR INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT/ DRIVING LINCENCE. Best Regard, Mr. Okpe Robert. ASSISTANT CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC)