Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: "Dip. William Colgate"<>

This email with the subject "JUST ARRIVED!!!, I'M AT THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:47:06 -0700 (PDT) and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Dip. William Colgate"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Dear Beneficiary,
I am a Diplomat named Rev. William Colgate, mandated to deliver your inheritance/contract sum to you in your country of residence.
The total amount can not be delivered at once to avoid detection/problem from the authorities. Therefore, I have been instructed to deliver first installment (part) of the funds now while the balance (final payment) will be included in our next delivery as soon as you claim this.
The first installment is US$1.7Million which was awarded to you, More details will be revealed to you after handing over the funds to you in accordance with the Agreement I signed with the Financial institution when they enlisted my assistance in delivering the funds to you.
I am presently at the International Airport in your country and before I can deliver the package (funds) to you, you have to reconfirm the following information so as to ensure that I am dealing with the right person:
1. Full Name.
2. Residential Address .
3. Age .
4. Occupation.
5. Direct Telephone Numbers.
6. A Copy of Your Identification.
After verification of the information with what I have on file, I shall contact you so that we can make arrangements on the exact time I will be bringing your package to your residential address. Send the requested information immediately so that I can proceed to your address.
Rev. William Colgate.