A Scam Email with the Subject "SOURCE OF FUNDS AND EVIDENCE OF CLAIM !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 15 Dec 2010 11:08:54 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr Edward Godspeed"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear, My apologies that I have not responded to your email for about 3months now, I have just received your email based on my previous message to you, regarding your unpaid sum of $5million United States Dollars as seen in the debt liquidation file of the Federal Government on the ongoing debt settlement scheme. I do welcome and will always welcome your question. I have been open and will never hide anything from you till the completion of this transaction. You are therefore, encouraged to ask more questions where you really do not understand. I will answer and clear you your doubts and I hope my mail will satisfy your curiosity. This fund was approved by the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs Commission in conjunction with the Ministry of Finance of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the ongoing debt settlement scheme of the IMF and World Bank and this fund was made for compensation for debt settlement with the IMF. (1) - how your email reach over here. Your email reached here because your email was the email address that won the Federal Government Debt Liquidation/ Poverty Alleviation program and it was performed as a lottery program gathering emails around the globe and rolling it for just to have a winner. (2). You are contacted by Mr. Edward Godspeed Senior Advocate the attorney in charge of your payment files as mandated by the Federal Ministry of Finance. This debt liquidation program is from the World Bank/IMF they mandated that the Nigeria Government will pay half of their debt with the IMF compensating Victims of Fraud in form of poverty eradication program since they have one of the most rising economy in the world through there oil boom, this is performed in rolling it like a lottery which your email won it. My dear, I will never put you in troubles or tell lies to you okay please note that I have you as my partner and this is for our good. I will wait to hear from you and hope that this satisfies your curiosity. However, I want to make it clear to you that I will assist you in claiming this money but this is made possible if you agree to pay me 30% of the total sum of $5million which is $1.5million (One Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars). If you will accept this condition, then contact me with the below details so that we can proceed: Full Name: Address: Telephone: Nationality: Age: Sex: Occupation: On receipt of your email, I will proceed in securing your clearance papers and once these documents are achieved, we will apply for payment. Regards, Mr. Edward Godspeed Tel: +2348022458211 Email: email@example.com This message is sent to individual or entity to which it is addressed to and may contain information that is confidential and exempt from disclosure. If you are not the intended recipient, you are notified that viewing this message is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete this message immediately from your mail box