A Scam Email with the Subject "THIS IS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL POLICE AUTHORITY UNITED STATES SECTION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 04 Jul 2012 08:08:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "International Police Authority" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
INTERNATIONAL POLICE AUTHORITY UNITED STATES SECTION ----------------------------------------------------> JOHN F. KENNEDY RESIDENT AGENCY ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONITORY CRIMES DIVISION JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEW YORK, NEW YORK 11430 We, office of the International Police Authority (IPA) hereby write to inform you that we stopped a courier personal by the name Mrs. Mary Cole at (John Kennedy International Airport) here in New York with a consignment box filled with cash valued at US$10,500,000:00 (Ten Million, Five Hundred Thousand United States Dollars). In the course of our interview and investigation on the courier personal she said that the consignment box belongs to you and that she was sent by a Joseph Bunowa to come deliver the consignment box to you not knowing that the content of the box is money. Now, this courier lady is under detention and custody of the office of (IPA) security in JFK airport N.Y, and we cannot release her until we carry out our proper investigation on how this huge amount of money managed to be yours. So, in this regards you are to reassure and prove to us that the money you are about to receive is legal by sending us the Award Ownership Certificate showing that the money is not illegal.Note, that the Award Ownership Certificate must to be secured from the office of the Nigerian Senate President, because that is the only office that will issue you the original Award Ownership Certificate of this funds, this is because the fund originated from Nigeria. You are advised to forward immediately the Award Ownership Certificate if you have it with you, but if you do not have it, we urge you to contact back the sender of Mary Cole to help you secure the Award Ownership Certificate if at all you do not have it. Below is the contact information of the person that sent Mrs. Mary Cole as provided by her; Name: Joseph Bunowa, Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and Phone: 0112348088034788 Furthermore, we are giving you only but 3 working business days to forward the requested Award Ownership Certificate. Please note that we shall get back to you after the 3 working business days, and if you don’t come up with the certificate we shall confiscate the funds into the government account then charge you for money laundering and smuggling of currencies as stipulated in the United States Patriot Act bill on money laundering related activities, signed into law (P.L.107-56) by President Bush on October 26, 2001 and the United Nations Chatter on money laundering., but if you forward the Award Ownership Certificate then we will release courier lady to come deliver to you your consignment box also gives you every back up on the money. Thanks for your understanding and co-operation. Yours Truly, Agent Anthony Davidson JOHN F. KENNEDY RESIDENT AGENCY ANTI-TERRORIST AND MONITORY CRIMES DIVISION JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEW YORK 11430 USA CC: Canadian Federal Police CC: GENERAL INTELLIGENCE DEPARTMENT (GID) CC: Asia Pacific Group on Money Laundering (APG) CC: Egmont Group CC: FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (FBI USA) CC: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) CC: Financial Action Task Force (FATF) CC: International Monetary Fund (IMF) CC: International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) CC: International Banking Security Association (IBSA) CC: International Air Transport Association (IATA) CC: Institut de Formation Interbancaire (INSIG) CC: World Customs Organization (WCO) CC: Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) CC: Offshore Group of Banking Supervisors (OGBS) CC: WORLD CENTRAL BANK (SW) CC: NIGERIA POLICE FORCE (NPF) CC: NORTH YORKSHIRE POLICE (UK) CC: ECONOMIC FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC)