This email with the subject "SWIFT CREDIT CARD PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:10:10 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Barrister Samuel Walker"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BARRISTER SAMUEL WALKER DIRECTOR FOREIGN OPERATION DEPARTMENT ATM CARD ECOBANK BANK OF NIGERIA RE: SWIFT CREDIT CARD PAYMENT AFTER EXTENSIVE CLOSE DOOR MEETING WITH BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OTHER STAKE HOLDERS IN THE GOVERNMENT INCLUDING SUBCOMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY AND THE HOUSE OF REP FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA. IT WAS RESOLVED AND AGREED UPON THAT YOUR FUND WOULD BE RELEASED ON A SPECIAL METHOD OF PAYMENT, BY TAG NAME READS SWIFT CREDIT CARD. THIS METHOD OF PAYMENT IS DESIGNED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO AVERT FRAUD PERPETRATION OR STOPPAGE OF FUND BY SOME AGENCIES. EITHER THROUGH ANTI TERRORIST CERTIFICATE OR OTHER CERTIFICATES. THIS SWIFT CREDIT CARD WOULD BE ISSUED TO YOU AS SOON AS YOU RESPOND TO THIS EMAIL,THIS BANK HAS BEEN MANDATED TO TAKE CHARGE OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE SWIFT CREDIT CARD AND YOUR PAYMENT FILE SHOULD BE PASSED TO MY DESK FOR CLARIFICATION. UPON CERTIFICATION THAT YOUR PAYMENT FILE IS OK, THIS OFFICE WILL DIRECT YOU ON HOW TO RECEIVE YOUR OVER DUE FUND VIA ATM SWIFT CREDIT CARD. BUT PLEASE NOTE THAT WE CANNOT BE ABLE TO PAY YOU THE FULL PAYMENT DUE TO INADEQUATE FUND, WE WILL ONLY PAY YOU THE SUM OF $5 MILLION DOLLARS AS PART PAYMENT, PLEASE BEAR WITH US AND WE PROMISE TO MAKE AN ARRANGEMENT FOR YOUR REMAINING PAYMENT IN 5MONTHS TIMEIN THE LIGHT OF THIS AFOREMENTIONED, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO FURNISH THIS OFFICE WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: YOUR FULL NAME: ADDRESS: NEXT OF KIN NAME AND YOUR DATE OF BIRTH: YOUR TELEPHONE NUMBER: THE CARD WOULD BE ISSUED IN YOUR FAVOUR, AND ALL YOUR INFORMATION WILL BE INSERTED INTO THE CARD. UPON COMPLETION OF THIS ISSUANCE OF THE CREDIT CARD, IT WOULD BE SEND TO YOU TOGETHER WITH THE ACCESS PIN NUMBER VIA COURIER TO YOUR RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. www.thebanker.com/.../520/Nigerian_Banking.html THANKS, YOURS FAITHFULLY, BARRISTER SAMUEL WALKER.