A Scam Email with the Subject "Payment Authentication #: MFA/FGN/PDX237NG/15" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:57:07 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Foreign Affairs" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Hello friend, Re: PAYMENT AUTHENTICATION I am Dr. Frank Okafor, Chairman Foreign Contract Review Panel; my office monitors and control all foreign contracts payments. I am the final signatory to any transfer or remittance of foreign contracts settlements. I have before me list of funds, which could not be transferred to some nominated accounts as these accounts have been identified either as ghost accounts, unclaimed deposits and over-invoiced sum etc. I write to present you to the federal government that you are among the contractors expecting their funds to be transferred into their account, on this note; I WISH TO HAVE A DEAL WITH YOU AS REGARDS TO THE UNPAID CERTIFIED CONTRACT FUND WITH VALUE US$18.5 Million. I have every files before me and the data will be change to your name to enable you receive the fund into your bank account as the beneficiary. I have the opportunity to write you based on the instructions I received 2 days ago from the Senate Committee on Contract Payments/Foreign Debts to submit the List of payment reports / expenditures and audited reports of revenues. Among several others, I have decided to remit this sum following my idea that we have a deal/agreement and I am going to do this legally. MY CONDITIONS. 1. You will give me 50% of the total contract funds as soon as you confirm it in your designated bank account. 2. This deal must be kept secret forever and all correspondence will be strictly by email / telephone for security reasons. 3. There should be no third parties as most problem associated with fund release are caused by agents or representatives. If you AGREE with my conditions, l advise you on what to do immediately and the transfer will commence without delay as I will proceed to fix your name on the Payment schedule instantly to meet the 3days mandate. AWaiting for your reply soon. Yours Sincerely. Dr. Frank Okafor CHAIRMAN FOREIGN CONTRACT REVIEW PANEL Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Garki-Abuja - Nigeria Email: email@example.com The information in this message and in any attachments, contains confidential information and is intended solely for the attention and use of the addressee.