A Scam Email with the Subject "SWIFT CREDIT CARD PAYMENT SYSTEM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 11 Jan 2007 12:20:26 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Vince Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From the Desk of Dr. Fred James, Foreign Fund Release Committee, Federal Ministry of Finance, Nigeria Email: email@example.com Attention:Beneficiary: SWIFT CREDIT CARD PAYMENT SYSTEMGoing by series of petition received from International Body on the way your inheritance fund was handled by our correspondent office. After extensive close door meeting with Board of Directors and other Stake holders in the Government, Subcommittees of the House Of Assembly and the House of Rep , Federal Republic of Nigeria. It was Resolved and Agreed upon that your Heritance Fund would be released on a special method of payment, which tag Name Reads SWIFT CREDIT CARD
This method of payment is designed by the Government to avert fraud perpetration or stoppage of fund by Some Agencies. Either Through Anti Terrorist Certificate or other certificates. This Swift Credit Card would be issued to you upon meeting with the Bank Requirement. This office, has Been Mandated to take charge of the Issuance of the SWIFT CREDIT CARD. And that your inheritance payment file should bepassed to my desk for clarification .Upon Certification that your file is ok. This Office would Direct you on how to receive your over Due inheritance fund via SWIFT CREDIT CARD.The SWIFT CREDIT CARD would be delivered to you via Courier. In the light of this aforementioned, You are required to furnish this office with the following information.
Your Name:............ Your Address............... Your Madian Name:..... Your Next of Kin Name:..... Your date of Birth:........ Your telephone number:....... Your fax number:....................This Informations would be used in openning of an account here. It's from here that the ATM would be used in issuance of The SWIFT CREDITS CARD in your favour with the Credt card Number and all your information inserted into the card. Upon completion of this issuance of the Credit Card, It would be send to you via Courier to your residential Address.
Urgently furnish this office with your Contact information in order to reconfirm if it's in line with the one contained in our payment data. Be informed that your fund has been called back and it's now in a suspence Account here in Our Bank.A new Account has to be opened in your Name Before The Swift CreditCard is issued. Waiting for an urgent response (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Yours faithfully, Dr. Fred James, Foreign Fund Release Committee, Federal Ministry of Finance, Nigeria Email: email@example.com