A Scam Email with the Subject "FUND RELEASED" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 24 Dec 2010 09:08:45 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attn: This is to inform you that after my confirmation as New USA Ambassador To Nigeria on November 2, 2010, after series of complains from the FBI and other Security agencies from Asia, Europe, Oceania, Antarctica, South America and the United States of America respectively, against the Federal Government of Nigeria and the rate of scam/fraudulent activities going on in their country. The stopping instruction from the office of the presidency came to our notice to stop the out going transfer which your Fund was among the list. The stopping instruction came as a result of the new Beneficiary and the new bank account, with this new development the Foreign Debt Reconciliation Committee and the Finance Minister has set up a verification Panel on your due contract payment file which has been endorsed and approved for payment awaiting for your final confirmation in view of this sudden changes you have to get back to this office to confirm the new account submitted to Central Bank for this transfer on your behalf. (1) This Office has just received a registered sworn affidavit, to re-route your payment into a new Bank account number as stated: Bank Address: BANK OF AMERICA..101 TYRON ST. CHARLOTTE ,NORTH CAROLINA..28202. Account number 325018895, Routing Number 900786654 Beneficiary name Mr. Gregory Dennis. The Amount is US$10.5m USD.(Ten Million Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars Only) This is the only reason why you have not received your fund. (2) You have to get back to this office with the copy of confirmation letter or power of attorney if you have instructed Mr. Gregory Dennis the right to change and appoint a new Attorney on your behalf thereby asking that they receive cash call remittance on your behalf. (3) It has come to our notice that you are being contacted by unauthorized Individuals in respect to your payment but unfortunately this office is not aware of your unofficial dealings and be warned that it is at your own risk if you continue with this contact. The Foreign Debt Reconciliation Committee have to contact you to verify the relationship between you and Mr. Gregory Dennis as he tried to change all your details through the sworn affidavit into a new different bank account details . You are advised to call me or email back upon the receipt of this mail to enable this office know and advice you on how to handle this matter without any hitch. I have a very limited time to stay in Nigeria here so I would like you to urgently respond to this message so that I can advise you on how best to confirm your fund in your account within the next 72 hours. Noted: Get back to me ASAP. Sincerely yours, Terence P. McCulley New American Ambassador To Nigeria on November 2, 2010 -- Message protected by MailGuard: e-mail anti-virus, anti-spam and content filtering. http://www.mailguard.com.au