This email with the subject "YOUR PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 17 May 2007 06:20:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Jimmy Davies" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Mr Jimmy Davies Federal Ministry Of Finance 5th Floor, Annex 3,New Federal Secretariat Complex, Shehu Shagari Way, Central Area Abuja Nigeria. Attn: Beneficiary, My name is Mr Jimmy Davies . I'm the personal secretary to the new Minister of Finance, I'm directed to contact you by the Minister to urgently confirmfrom you if actually you know one Peter Woo who claim to be your business associate/ partner in Nigeria . The said Mr. Peter Woo is claiming to us that you are dead and he will like to change all the Informations that you gave to us as our bonafide beneficiary. This development is coming now that the Ministry want to offset all your outstanding payments to all our legal foreign beneficiaries arround the world in your payment file was affected. As you may known, the total amount in your favour is a total sum of $15Million Dollars.We need to confirm from you if it's really true that you are dead and If we did not hear from you it automatically means that you are actually dead and the information passed to us by Mr. Peter Woo is correct.You are to contact me through my email address as soon as you receive this message so as to know the true position of things with you so that we would not make any mistake in remitting your out-standing payment to a wrong person/account. Your swift response will help this ministry alot.Do email me with your full names and direct phone number for an easy communication, your age and occupation to this effect. Finally send you urgent response only to this email address: (email@example.com) Best Regards. Mr Jimmy Davies Secretary for:Federal Minister Finance(FMF