A Scam Email with the Subject "GOOD NEWS FROM MS.CARMAN LAPOINTE URGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:46:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "BANK"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Ms. Carman L. Lapointe
Head Of United Nations Under-Secretary-
General For Internal Oversight Services
To: Unpaid Beneficiary,
This is to inform you that I came to Nigeria yesterday from Canada,after series of complaint from the FBI and other Security agencies from Asia,Europe,South America and the United States of America
respectively against the Federal Government of Nigeria and the British Government for the high volume of fraudulent activities going that is on in these two nations.
For more information about me kindly click on the below link or copy and paste on your web browser.
Right now,as directed by UN secretary General named Ban Ki-Moon we are working in collaborations with the Nigerian Financial Crime Commission/agencies and we have decided to waive away all your clearance fees/Charges and authorized the Government of Nigeria to effect your overdue payment worth $10.5M only into your account without any delay as approved and instructed by CANADIAN
government and UNITED NATIONS. But the only fee you will pay to receive your fund is the Notarization fee. Upon your request, I will tell you the amount and also send you the payment information you will use in sending the Notarization fee.
Sincerely, you are a lucky person because I have just discovered that some top Nigerian and Canadian Government Officials are interested in your fund and they are working in collaboration with One Mr. Richard Graves from USA to frustrate you and thereafter divert your fund into their personal account.
The National Central Bureau of Interpol enhanced by the United Nations and Federal Bureau of Investigation have successfully passed a mandate to the current president of Nigeria his Excellency President Good luck Jonathan to boost the exercise of clearing all foreign debts owed to you and other individuals and organizations who have been found not to have receive their Contract Sum,
Lottery/Gambling, Inheritance and the likes. Now how would you like to receive your payment? Because we have two method of payment which is by Check or by ATM card?ATM Card: We will be issuing you a custom pin based ATM card which you will use to withdraw up to $3,000 per day from any ATM machine that has the Master Card Logo on it and the card have to be
renewed in 4 years time which is 2016. Also with the ATM card you will be able to transfer your funds to your local bank account. The ATM card comes with a handbook or manual to enlighten you about how to use it. Even if you do not have a bank account.Check: To be deposited in your bank for it to be cleared within three working days. Your payment would be sent to you via any of your preferred option and would be mailed to you via DHL. Because we
have signed a contract with DHL which should expire in next three weeks you will only need to pay $250 instead of $450 saving you $200 So if you pay before the three weeks you save $200 Take note that anyone asking you for some kind of money above the usual fee is definitely a fraudsters and you will have to stop communication with every other person if you have been in contact with any.
Also remember that all you will ever have to spend is $250.00 nothing more! Nothing less! And we guarantee the receipt of your fund to be successfully delivered to you within the next 48hrs after the receipt of payment has been confirmed.Note: Everything has been taken care of by the Federal Government of Nigeria, The United Nation and also the FBI and including taxes,custom paper and clearance duty so all you will ever need to pay
is $250.Note that I have a very limited time to stay in Nigeria here so I would like you to urgently respond to this message with your full name, full address,direct phone number so that I can advise you on how best to confirm your fund in your account within the next 72 hours. Once again, the only fee you will pay to receive your fund is the Notarization fee $250.Upon your request, I will tell you
the amount and also send you the payment information you will use in sending the Notarization fee.
You are advised to contact me with the information's as stated below:
Your full Name..
Preferred Payment Method (ATM / Cashier Check)
Upon receipt of payment the delivery officer will ensure that your package is sent within 48 working hours. Because we are so sure of everything we are giving you a 100% money back guarantee if you do not receive payment/package within the next 48hours after you have made the payment for shipping.
Ms. Carman L.Lapointe
Head Of United Nations Under-Secretary
General For Internal Oversight Services
Note: Do disregard any email you get from any impostors or offices claiming to be in possession of your ATM CARD and Cashiers Check, you are hereby advice only to be in contact with Ms. Carman L.Lapointe of the ATM CARD and Cashiers Check CENTRE who is the rightful person to deal with in regards to your ATM CARD PAYMENT and forward any emails you get from impostors to this office so we
could act upon and commence investigation.