A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR RELIABLE COMPENSATION FUNDS/EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT (CALL JONATHAN SMITH +234-8117-877-54" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 22 May 2015 20:58:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde."<K_Tarullo@163.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
YOUR RELIABLE COMPENSATION FUNDS/EFCC) FOREIGN OPERATIONS DEPT (CALL JONATHAN SMITH +234-8117-877-549)
FROM MR. IBRAHIM LAMORDE. (CHAIRMAN)
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION
NIGERIA INVESTIGATION BUREAU
14A AWOLOWO LANE, IKOYI
Motto: No Body is Above the LAW
(BE CAREFUL OF THE HOODLUMS / SCAMMERS)
BE CAREFUL OF THE HUDLOOM
Firstly we introduce this commission, Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) we fight cybercrime, Internet fraud, scam and money laundering in Africa and London United Kingdom Our commission has been in existences since 2004 and our duty is to stop internet fraud. We have over 7,500 of them in our jails around Africa and UK and we are still looking for these internet fraudsters and we are aware that a lot of foreigners have been deceived a huge amount of money has also been lost to this fraudsters after promising you percentages in their letters for you to help them move funds and they will end up demanding for money from you and in return you will get nothing.
The Leaders of the African Crime fighters has come together to inform the world what is going on now and we have recovered over $422 Million Dollars (Four Hundred and Twenty two Million Dollars) from the people we have apprehended. The reason we are writing you this letter is because your name was given to us by one of the fraudsters in our detention room after serious investigation and our aim is to refund all lost fund to its legitimate owner.
The Government has approved a total of (us$2.5Million) only as the Compensation of the lost that you incurred as this was a ceiling rate as some suffered more while others suffered less to and the idea is to restore you back to the position that you would have been if not that you are defrauded. In addition to the compensation amount also approved in your favor is (us$2.5Million) only will be paid to you in the next few days as the International conformable Draft has been issued in your favor?
We are doing this in other to retain the good image of this great country, the president (Good luck Ebele Jonathan) has instructed the payment of (us$2.5Million) each to 200 victims both America Asia Europe Etc. Due to his political straightness, all that you have to do right now is to contact the undersigned furnish him with the following data of yours immediately as we intend finalizing this payment in few days’ time.
1) YOUR FULL NAME:................
2) YOUR FULL ADDRESS:...........
4) YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER:...........
5) YOUR OCCUPATION:...............
6) YOUR IDENTITY:...................
Preferred Payment Method (ATM / Cashier Check or Bank to Bank Transfer)
CONTACT PERSON: MR. Jonathan Smith.
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde.
CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION
15A Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria