This email with the subject "SWIFT RESPONSES NEEDED URGENTLY" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 22 Oct 2007 17:18:54 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "DR. PASTERNIER R. JOHN" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
DR.PASTERNIER R. JOHN CONTRACT AWARD AND INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE MINISTRY OF WORKS & HOUSING 42, Level 35 25 Old Broad Street London EC2N 1HQ United Kingdom, DX: 557 London Tel: ++ 44 703191 5794 Fax: ++ 44 8452 800514 Ref: CAICWH/XXXCMNHGDFT Hello, WIRE TRANSFER TRNSACTION I am the chairman contract award committee to the British Ministry of Works & Housing, and a member of three men committee appointed by the present government. We were empowered to verify and investigate contractual payments of the ministry made during the past government regime. During the course of this investigation we discovered worth US$5 Million floating in a suspense account of the ministry. Subsequently, our investigation revealed that this amount originated from over inflated contract whose beneficiary has been dully paid for the completion of contract agreement. Though we discovered more seventy two similar cases but were recovered to the government confers. Consequently to our resolution to transfer this sum (US$5Million) into a foreign account to enable us invest the money, I therefore seek for a trustworthy individual or company whose bank account will retain this money. I got your contact from London chambers of commerce and industries information technology institute. We resolved that you should own US$2 Million for your service and assistance while US$500,000.00 shall be used for taxable charges. The remaining amount shall be for our investment in your country .Hence, if this offer interests you, is very urgent to indicate your interest through the above fax number or email. With our position and relevance to this present government we have consolidated every modality to get this Money transfer within 10 working days without any risk. All you need to do is to maintain strict confidential until the transfer period is concluded. Your following information will be required to prepare the legal papers to get this done: 1. Your full names 2. Your complete mailing address 3. Your Private telephone and fax number 4. Your occupation and position 5. Your marital status You can call me on this number if you wish to communicate with me by phone ++44 703191 5794 Best Regards. DR. PASTERNIER R. JOHN CHAIRMAN CONTRACT AWARD AND INVESTIGATION COMMITTE MINISTRY OF WORKS & HOUSING-LONDON UNITED KINGDOM