This email with the subject "RE STOP ALL FURTHER TRANSACTIONS" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:36:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Attention, After proper and several investigations and research at Western Union and MoneyGram Office, we found your name in Western Union database amongst those that have sent money through Western Union to Nigeria and this proves that you have truly been swindled by those unscrupulous persons by sending money to them through Western Union/MoneyGram in the course of getting one fund or the other that is not real, right now we are working hand in hand with Western Union to track every fraudsters down, do not respond to their e-mails, letters and phone calls any longer as they are scammers and you should be very careful to avoid being a victim to fraudsters any longer because they have nothing to offer you but to rip-off what you have worked earnestly hard to earn. In this regard a meeting was held between the Board of Directors of The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and as a consequence of our investigations it was agreed that the sum of seven Hundred and Fifty thousand US Dollars (US$750,000.00) should be transferred to you out of the funds that Federal Government of Nigeria has set aside as a compensation to everyone who have by one way or the other sent money to fraudsters in Nigeria. ***Please note that we will no longer be liable for any loss, cost or expense whatsoever, suffered or incurred by You in connection with the fraudsters. Be warned! We have deposited your fund at Western Union Money Transfer agent location EMS Post office Lagos, Nigeria.We have submitted your details to them so that your fund can be transferred to you. We have paid the Registration and Tax fees and for security reasons we have also insured your fund to avoid misappropriation. Contact the Western Union agent office through any of the email addresses stated below; Mr Frank James Email: email@example.com Yours sincerely, Mark Kerry Investigation Officer.