Scam Emails Archive : Generic

Subject: HELLO

From: "Gary Smith" <>

This email with the subject "HELLO" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 13 Jul 2006 07:43:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was "Gary Smith" <>, although it may have been spoofed.

Goodday ,


This is to inform you that our finance company has been mandated by the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria along side the Federal Government of our great nationa Nigeria to remit your outstanding funding which is in a suspense deposit account here. This is partof the new despensation by Mr. President to remit part of the said debt owned by the nation to both local and international contractors before he leaves office come next year. So far so good, a total of 105 contractors has been paid in cheque to both Local and Foreign contractors.

I am happy to annouce to you that you have been selected among those to be paid in this first phase. Here on my desk is your file. It has bee process/verified and pass to the neccessary authority for the remittance of your funds to you. We shall remit your fund in four (4) installmental phases.

The management will also like to inform you that our remittance department has been receiving different request from different individuals/companies within the last few days of this annoucement by Mr. President for the claims to the funds and a change to the beneficiary status and account details.

Recently there was a formal request by Mr.Edward C. Ringer of Ringer Company,Tampa Bay,Florida for the change of your account to Terrace Bank through some individuals claiming to be your local representatives over her in Nigeria. The management will like you to send the following information for the successful transfer of your funds and also to avoid the transfer of your funds into a different nominated account and wrong beneficiary.

The information required from you are listed below:
 1) Your full name and address
2) Your banking details where your funds will be transferred into.
3) Your telephone and fax number.

You are required to get in touch with Mr.Stanford Isaac who is your payment officer on ( for further instructions on how your funds will be transferred.

 There is an option if you want the funds to be brought to you in your country then you can advise your payment officer on that issue. Be advised that you have fulfilled all financial obligations required from you to get your funds transferred into your account.

In regards to the present situation, a lot of people are claiming that you gave them authority over your funds and you are therefore advised in your own interest to cut off all communications between you and your local representatives to avoid the wrongful transfer of your funds into another person's account. The Management will like to apologize on behalf on the Federal Government of Nigeria for the long delay of the transfer of your funds into your account.On receipt of your mail or phone call to the Payment officer(Mr.Stanford Isaac) your funds will be transferred into your account under 10 working days.

You are advised to adhere to this instruction.

Thanks and God bless.

Yours Sincerely,

Gary Smith
(Corprate Diamond and Security Company Plc)