A Scam Email with the Subject "PAYMENT UPDATE USD10.5MILLION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 26 Jul 2007 03:21:39 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "OFFICE OF THE SENATE" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE SENATE HOUSE
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT
(RESOLUTIONPANEL ON CONTRACT PAYMENT)
E-mail : email@example.com
Our Ref: FGN /SNT/STBYour Ref .
ATTN: Beneficiary ,
We, the entire members of the Federal House of Senate, on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigerian Government, Under the auspices of the THE NEW PRESIDENT, ALHAJI UMARU YARADUA and the Governor of Central Bank Of Nigeria , Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo held a meeting last week concerning payment , both foreign and local contractors and some inheritance funds.
On going through files yesterday, we discovered that your file was dumped untreated , so at this juncture, we apologize for the delay of your payment and please stop communicating with any office now and attention to the appointed office below for you to receive your payment accordingly .
Now youre new Payment Reference No.-35460021, Allocation No: 674632 Password No : 339331 , Pin Code No: 55674 and your Certificate of Merit Payment No : 103 , Released Code No: 0763; Immediate Telex confirmation No: -1114433 ; Secret Code No: XXTN013 ,Having received these vital payment number , therefore You are qualified now to received and confirm Your payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria immediately within 24hrs .
Now you are directed to contact the Head of Computer Credit/telex Dept Of Afribank PLc Dr. Edward James immediately so that he will pay you and fax you the payment Copy Slip and also you should reconfirm your banking Details , this is to avoid mistake while transferring your overdue payment to you today .
Contact Person:Dr. Edward James Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel : 234-1-4720582 Fax : 234-8084089917, Contact him now and inform him that you received an email from The Federal House of Senate Federal Republic of Nigeria , Instructing you to call him for immediate release of yor fund and forward your Details to his office to avoid transfer mistake
NOTE : We have mounted our security network to monitor every in-coming call , if we still find out that you are still dealing with all those fraudsters that have been frustrating, I shall stop and cancel your payment immediately .
Senator David Mark
(Federal Republic of Nigeria)