This email with the subject "Attention: Beneficiary," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 21 Dec 2010 13:57:07 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "DR JOHN"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY,
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA,
ASOROCK VILLA ABUJA NIGERIA.
My Dear, (sorry for the Delay)
This is to inform you that We Have Verified Your Payment File And Discovered the Reason You have not been able to Receive Your Payment. It Is Because Of Irregularities and Complications Discovered On your Payment File by Our Technical Experts In Respect to Your Contract/Inheritance Payment Requirements, Which Have Been Duly Rectified.
Meanwhile, We Have Been Informed that you are Still Dealing With Impostors And Non Recommended Officials In the Bank.
My dear, you Must Stop such act For Security Reasons If you wish to receive Your Payment. Since We Have Decided To Bring A Solution To Your Problem, Right Now We Have Arranged Your Payment Through Our (A.T.M CARD) Swift Card Payment Center INTERCONTINENTAL BANK PLC (Under Reserve Bank Operation Act 2005), that is the Latest Instruction from the President Federal Republic Of Nigeria. Below is the Arrangements.
The Swift card Center Will Send You An (A.T.M Card) Which You Will Use To Withdrew Your Money From Any ATM Machine In Any Part Of The World, But The Maximum is Ten Thousand Dollars Per Day ($10,000), So If You wish to Receive Your Fund This Way Please Do Let Us Know By Contacting The Card Payment Center INTERCONTINENTAL BANK PLC On Email(firstname.lastname@example.org)Tel: 234-9943793 And Also
Send The Following Information To Swift Card Center:
1 Your Phone number And Fax Number,
2 Address Where You Want Them To Send The Card Through Diplomatic Courier
Service (P.O box Not Accepted)
3 Your Full Name And Total Amount You Are Expecting.
Instead Of Losing Your Funds.Please Indicate To The Card Center The Total Sum You Are Expecting And Forward Your Information. You Have To Stop Any Further Communication With Any Institution Or Office Until You Receive The (A.TM Card).
Note: Because of Impostors, We Hereby Issue You Our Code of Conduct Tag Number Which is (805) So You Must Have To Indicate This Code When Contacting The Card Center.please endeavor to reply on my private E-mail Address below.
We Await Your Urgent Response.
secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria.