A Scam Email with the Subject "RE:YOUR OVER DUE FUND PAYMENT." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:37:29 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION
(EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT,
I am Ibrahim Lamorde the new acting chairman of ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME
COMMISSION (EFCC). EFCC in alliance with economic community of West
African states (ECOWAS) with head Office here in Nigeria. We have been
working towards the eradication of fraudsters and scam Artists in Western
part of Africa With the help of United States Government and the United
We have been able to track down so many of this scam artist in various
parts of west African countries which includes (NIGERIA, REPUBLIC OF
BENIN, TOGO, GHANA CAMEROON AND SENEGAL, EVEN ASIA AND LONDON) and they
are all in our custody here in Lagos Nigeria.
We have been able to recover so much money from these scam artists. The
United Nation Anti-crime commission and the United State Government have
ordered the money recovered from the Scammers to be shared among 100 Lucky
people around the globe.
This email is being directed to you because your email address was found
in one of the scam Artists file and computer hard disk in our custody here
in Nigeria and with the information gathered from this Scam artist, we
notice that you have been scammed of so much money and have decided to
compensate you you with a little token to recover the lost of your fund.
You are therefore being compensated with the total sum $3.5 Million
Dollars. We have also arrested all those who claim that they are
barristers, bank officials, Lottery Agents who has money for transfer or
want you to be the next of kin of such funds which does not exist.
Since your name appeared among the lucky beneficiaries who will receive a
compensation of US$3.5 Million, we have made arrangement to Transfer the
fund through wire transfer which you cannot pay any transfer fee or cost
rather you will only open a none resident account with the transfer bank ,
where you will have full access to the Account you opened where the US$3.5
Million will be deposited before final transfer to your account in your
country through your order.Feel free to contact the processing officer MR.
PETER MARTINS with information required for verification below.
CONTACT PERSON: MR. PETER MARTINS
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
Provide the information bellow to enable the processing of your payment /
opening of the account through the transfer bank.
1)YOUR FULL NAME.
3)YOUR CELL NUMBER.
Contact MR. PETER MARTINS with the information required for verification
to enable him start the processing of your Account opening.We guarantee
your safety and wish you the best of luck.
CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION
(EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT, NIGERIA PLC,