This email with the subject "AFRICAN INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 25 Jan 2007 03:33:04 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Head of Investigation Department (AID)" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
AFRICAN INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT MOTTO-REF: SECURITY WATCH GL-GWAS-0-31 ADDRESS; 01 BP 158 BASSAWANGA OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Attn/
From the records of outstanding payment with the Government of Burkina Faso your name and company was on the list amongst the outstanding beneficiaries that are yet to receive their payments. I wish to inform you that your payment has being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter.
Please re-confirm to me if this is Online with what you have in your record and also re-confirm to me the followings: (1) Your full name. (2) Phone, fax and mobile #. 3) Company's name,position and address. 4) Profession, age and marital status. Based on the finding in this investigation Department we wish to warn you against some impostors. We have been informed that some impostors are contacting people in Respect to the collection of their fund that was long approved in their favor. As a matter of fact we have been on this investigation assignment for quite some time cuddly known to no One but the President and some Top Government Officials who Are in support of this investigation team to help stop fraudulent activities in Africa. We apologize on behalf of the President and the people of Africa for any delay and lost this must have coursed you. We promise that such thing will not happen again, thanks and bear with us as you response quickly to enable commence in your favour. Yours sincerely, Mr.Williams Duke Head of Investigation Department (AID)