A Scam Email with the Subject "Greeting from USA Embassy," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 16 Mar 2008 05:13:33 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org, although it may have been spoofed.
U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs Washington , DC 20520 Greeting from USA Embassy, THIS MAIL IS ONLY FOR THE OWNER OF THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS Attention: This is to notify you that your consignment box has been in our custody waiting for your comply before the delivery will be effected to your home address. We have been waiting for you to contact us regarding your consignment box that FedEx Express suppose to deliver to your home address which was put on hold by US Department of State Bureau requesting for clearance certificate which will be obtained from the origination country of the package before it will be released/subsequent delivery to your home address. After the meeting held by our board of directors which was concluded that the delivery of your consignment to your address must be completed within three working days upon your comply to our requirements which is by sending the sum of $195.00 to enable us obtain the needed certificate and effect the delivery of your consignment box immediately. Note that your consignment box has been arrived in US embassy and waiting to receive clearance certificate before the gate pass is given. Meanwhile, you are adviced to reconfirm your below address information upon contacting us to avoid delivery to wrong person. ================================================= Full name: Address: Phone: ============================================== Once you notify us with the above information we will release/deliver your consignment to you. You can contact us on the contact name and e-mail address below, Contact person, Hon Michael Eddis EMAIL: email@example.com Note that you are expected to pay only $195.00 for the clearance certificate and you are to pay it to Benin Republic as the origination country of the consignment box in favour of MR CHINEDU JOHN our accountant officer in Benin Republic, his phone number is +22995049326,you can call him as soon as you have sent the clearance certificate fee of $195 and also reconfirm your address information above. Send the $195.00 through western union or Money Gram once you receive this mail with the information below for immediate release/delivery of your consignment box. Receivers Name:MR. Chinedu John City :Cotonou Country :Benin Code : 229 Test Question: Which Colour Answer : White Amount: $195.00 Once you send the money, try to notify us through e-mail with the MTCN for easy pick up by our accountant in Benin Republic and for immediate action on the release/delivery of your package. Please treat this as matter of urgency . Note that any uncliamed consignment will be returned to FedEx Xpress courier company ltd after 3 days of this notice. So you are urgently advised to comply with our demands so that we will release your consignment. Hon Jeffry Jain. Public Relation Officer United State Embassy. FROM UNITED STATE Embassy. ----------------------------------------- Emailed by EPOSTA.co.ke