A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM THE OFFICE OF BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION, 2ND REMINDER NOTICE TO YOU." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 03 Dec 2010 09:24:04 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION The British School of Cotonou, Haie Vive, 08 BP 0352, Cotonou, Benin. Email:email@example.com Sir, REF:FRAUD VICTIM The Government of the West African Countries (ECOWAS) under the African Union (AU) have recompensed you following the meeting held with the Government of the various countries' high commission with the AU chairman, DR.BINGU WA MUTHARIKA for the fraudulent activities carried out by her Citizens on you. This is to cushion the effect of the present economic difficulties on you. Your email address confirms that you were among those defrauded as listed by the FBI and Scotland Yard through email scam by fraudsters either as contract payment, Next of kin claims, lottery and game wins etc. By citizens of either Nigeria, Benin Republic, Ghana, BurkinaFaso, Equatorial Guinea from any part of the globe where they operate from. Be informed that a total of two Million four hundred and fifty thousand US dollars ($2,450,000.00) was allocated to you by the heads of states of the African Union as you were indicated as one of the fraud victims. Your current phone number/contact address should be made available to this Commission in acknowledgment of this mail to effect the processing and release of your fund by the nominated bank. You can as well contact the Director in charge of the release/CEO of HSBC Bank London. H.S.B.C 8 Canada Square Canary Wharf. London, E14 5H. Phone: +44 703 591 4563 Contact: Mr. Stephen Green. Further communication between you and fraudsters should be discontinued as such will result to a total cancellation of the release of the stated fund to you. You are requested to acknowledge the receipt of this mail for proper update of the file opened for you in this regard. Yours faithfully. Mrs. Pauline Collins for. Mr. Bob Dewar. (Commissioner}