A Scam Email with the Subject "U.S. Postal Inspection Service - With Your ATM CARD- NOW!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 25 Dec 2010 23:47:26 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "SPANISH * POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
SPANISH * POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE Attn: Apponited Card Owner!! This is to notify you that we have intercepted your parcel from DHL COURIER SERVICE is making the delivery and we have stopped the delivery process for some security reasons as order given to us here by UNITED NATION HAED OFFICE USA as stated below: Such ATM CARD coming from African /Europe/Asia is been verified by the POSTAL INSPECTION SERVICE which we have directed our inspection team to proceed with the verification to ascertain the authenticity of the ATM CARD and now after all the verification on the Parcel/ATM CARD, having contacted the issuing institution who made it known to our office that the ATM CARD is a Genuine one and Not ILLEGALLY ACQUIRED. We have also forwarded the Serial Number of the ATM CARD to the U.S, Treasury Department and they confirmed that the CARD is Authentic and ready to be cashed at any ATM MACHINES. Also for the Delivery of the Parcel to continue, you are in obligation to obtain from Spain, a Duly Sworn Affidavit from Spanish High Court which will back up the Origin of Fund. This is in line with the Anti-Terrorist Campaign which the USA Government has embarked on recently to protect our Territory from future attacks. You should therefore contact the sender of the ATM CARD or the DHL Courier Agent in Madrid,Spain to get the Sworn Affidavit for you while we wait to receive from you the Affidavit File Number to enable us forward your ATM CARD to your address. Below is his contact information. Note that the cost of the Affidavit is $160 and do not hesitate to remit the amount to him by western union money transfer with the above informations stated below. Western Union Receiver Information Name: DR.JAY Surname:SIMTH Address:C/miraflore 12, City: Madrid Country: Spain You are advice to send the following payment information back. Sender Name: Address: Country Mtcn: Upon payment for the Affidavit kindly revert back the payment information on the western union money receipt to the follow contact below. Name: JAY SMITH Tel: Tel: +34672584469 E-MAIL: email@example.com We shall then forward the CARD to you and you will be sure of a genuine CARD that is coming to you. We are doing this for your interest considering the rate which fraudulent and stolen checks/CARD are been sent to our innocent citizen that most times put them in problem. Your urgent action on this notice will be appreciated. Sincerely, MS. ANNA COTTRELL Chief Postal Inspector - SPAIN MADRID xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx