This email with the subject "2015 SCAM VICTIMS COMPENSATION PAYMENTS FM" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 30 May 2015 07:13:17 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "DR. BENARD OBI"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Dr Benard Obi,
Director Zenith Bank Compensation Payment Department
2015 SCAM VICTIMS COMPENSATION PAYMENTS FM
YOUR REF/PAYMENTS CODE: 06654 $8.5MILLION USD
This is to bring to your notice that I am delegated from Zenith Bank Of Nigeria to pay 20 Nigeria scam victims $8.5 Million USD each,you are listed and approved for this payment as one of the scammed victims, get back to me as soon as possible with a scanned copy of your international passports or drivers license for identifications and for the immediate payment of your $8.5 Million compensation funds.
On this faithful recommendations,I want you to know that during the last C.B.N. meetings held recently at Abuja Nigeria, it was alarmed so much by the rest of the world in the meetings on the lose of funds by various foreigners to the scams artists operating in syndicates all over the world today,in other to retain the good image of the country,the president of the country is now paying 20 victims of this operators $8.5 Million USD each,Due to the corrupt and inefficient banking systems in Nigeria,the payments are to be paid by Zenith Bank Of Nigeria as correspondingpaying bank under funding assistance by the Central Bank of Nigeria(C.B.N.).
According to the number of applicants at hand, 12 beneficiaries has been paid,half of the victims are from the United States,we still have more 8 left to be paid the compensations of $8.5 Million each. Your particulars was mentioned by one of the syndicates who was arrested in Lagos Nigeria/London as one of their victims of the operations, you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to any body for any reason what so ever,the US secret service is already on trace of the criminals.
Many banks have been in bankruptcy today, Universal firms, Companies and individuals due to the activity of these hoodlums. However, investigation have shown that these people have dropped over 5,000 victims after collecting their money falsefully, many committed suicide and others living by the grace of God in bankruptcy You can receive your compensations payments via any of the both options you choose, Account To Account Fast Wire Transfer, Delivery through a Diplomatic agent or Atm Card Payment Mode, I shall feed you with further modalities as soon as I hear from you,send a copy of your response to my private email: email@example.com and call(+234.8102326287) me immediately you receive this urgent message. make sure you contact me with this email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Benard Obi,
Director Compensation Payment Department.
N/B: Please call me (+234.8102326287) for your response.