A Scam Email with the Subject "ATTENTION FRIENDS: ATM PAYMENT OFFICE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 28 Nov 2010 11:22:24 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "ATTENTION:FRIENDS"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention: Friend, Let me start by introducing myself I am Mr, john phill, I was directed by Goodluck Ebele jonathan President of Federal republic of Nigeria and the chairman Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Farida Mzamber Waziri (Mrs.), to notify you on the investigation that took place here in Nigeria. In regards with the investigation that has happened recently here in Nigeria will noticed that you are dealing with some Nigerians who claimed you have money with them and they have failed to make you get the money and you lost so much money during the process, I am currently paying so many people with the same problem, so I have been directed by the Nigeria government to pay you also but due the late registration of your name on the list of the people I have to pay, I will not be able to pay you much because of insufficient fund, so I will only pay you $2,000,000.00 twoMillion dollars only) as compensation to what has happened to you. I have prepared an ATM CARD on your name and I will advice you to contact the dispatcher to enable him send the ATM CARD to your home below is the contact information of the dispatcher, make sure you contact him and get the ATM CARD. Mr. john phill Remittance Manager, Oceanic Bank Plc. EMAIL: email@example.com Telephone Number: +234018517043 Meanwhile be informed that cost of shippment has being settled but the insurance coverage of ATM Card is at your expense. Get back to the director ATM (Mr. John Phill) to enable him inquire about the cost of the Insurance of your ATM Card to be delivered at your doorstep and keep you informed. Fill this form and send it back to him to enable him dispatch your ATM CARD at once. * Title:_____________________________________. * First Name:________________________________. * Last Name:_________________________________. * Street Address:____________________________. * City:______________________________________. * State &Country:____________________________. *Phone: (Area Code) - Number:________________. *Fax: (Area Code) - Number:__________________. * Occupation:________________________________. * Next of kin:_______________________________. * Id card/ Driving license:__________________. Send the above information immediately. Note: you can also receive your funds through bank to bank transfer but you are going to be requiring paying for the transfer commission as no deduction can be made out of your compensation funds. Note: The government of Nigeria as seized monies from everybody and cooperate bodies that has participated on the issue. We seize this opportunity to also warn that anyone or cooperate bodies caught bringing the name of the country to disrepute will be firmly dealt with within the ambits of the law. So you are advice to disregard any email you get from anyone or co-operate bodies and forward the email to us for proper conduct. On behalf of the President of the federal republic of Nigeria, we are truly sorry for the inconveniencies and for what you encounter from the Nigerians that make you lost so much money please speak well about Nigeria in your country as soon as you get this ATM card. Best regard Mr. john phill