A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR FUND HAS BEEN APPROVED..........." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:03:58 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was Federal Ministry Of Mines And Steel Development <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Mr. Danladi Kifasi SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, ACCOUNT/AUDIT DEPT, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF MINE AND STEEL DEVELOPMENT. FOLLOWING THE INSPECTION ON OUR ACHIEVE IN THE AUDIT DEPARTMENT OF (FEDERAL MINISTRY OF MINE AND STEEL). WE CAME ACROSS YOUR FILE. IT IS OF UTMOST INTEREST TO YOU THAT SERIES OF LETTERS HAS BEEN SENT TO YOUR COMPANY BY THE FORMAL DIRECTOR OF OPERATION S, BECAUSE YOUR FILE THAT WAS RECENTLY EVALUATED STATING THAT YOUR COMPANY HAS NOT BEEN PAID FOR THE CONTRACT WHICH WAS EXECUTED DURING THE REGIME OF LATE PRESIDENT ALHAJI UMARU YARADUA. JOB TITLE: The Engineering, Procurement, and Construction of AJAOKUTA STEEL IND. CONTRACT NUMBER: MMPS/FGN/VI233/ALSCON-2/2003, JOB COMPLETION CERTIFICATE NO: 6770024 MMPS/C; ISSUED DATE: 17th October 2009. AMOUNT: $ 15,000.000.00 (FIFTEEN MILLION UNITED STATES DOLLARS) THE MANAGEMENT OF Federal Ministry Of Mines and Steel Development. HAS GIVEN A DEADLINE WHICH STARTED ON THE 22ND OF JULY TO 14TH NOV TO PROVIDE TO US AN ACCOUNT THROUGH WHICH YOUR FUND WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO YOU WITHOUT DELAY. NOTE THAT IF NO RESPONSE IS SEEN FROM YOU TILL THE DEADLINE DATE. THIS MINISTRY HAS NO OPTION BUT TO SHRED YOUR FILES AND SEND YOUR FUND BACK TO THE TREASURY AS AN UNCLAIMED FUND. AND WHEN IT HAS LEFT THE MINISTRY ACCOUNT BACK TO THE TREASURY, YOU CAN NOT CLAIM IT . PLEASE KINDLY RECONFIRM THE BELOW INFORMATION, SO THAT PROCESS OF TRANSFER CAN START IMMEDIATELY. (I) Your full names: (Ii) Your present contact address. (Iii) Your direct telephone & Fax numbers. (Iv) Your Occupations / age / sex / copy of ID (V) Your Private Email Address. (Vi) Your Receiving Bank Information's DO GET BACK TO ME ON THIS EMAIL: email@example.com Sincerely, Mr. Danladi Kifasi SENIOR ACCOUNTANT, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF MINE AND STEEL DEVELOPMENT.