Scams re-targeting those who have already been victimized
#4559 by Obi-Wan Knievel Fri Aug 15, 2008 12:50 am
The Economic & Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) truly does exist, but they're not involved in delivering money to anybody. They're also not known for contacting total strangers using a free e-mail provider for that matter. :)
Scammer wrote:Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 15:59:58 -0700 (PDT)
From: efcc nigeria [email protected]>
Reply-To: [email protected]
Subject: FROM DESK OF ALHAJI NUHU RIBADU
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FROM DESK OF ALHAJI NUHU RIBADU
CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC)
HEAD OFFICE: 707, ADEOLA HOPEWELL STREET VICTORIA ISLAND,
LAGOS-NIGERIA
EMAIL: [email protected]

DEAR BENEFICIARY,

WE UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE ONE OF THE CONTRACTORS WHOSE CONTRACT FUND WHICH IS AMOUNTED TO BE $5.5M (FIVE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS) HAS BEEN PENDING FOR LONG PERIOD OF TIME NOW AND SOME HOODLUMS OR RATHER RADICALS HAVE BEEN USING THIS OPPORTUNITY TO GET MONEY FROM YOU USING THE NAME OF TOP PERSONNELS IN OUR COUNTRY.

PLEASE FORGIVE US FOR THE INEFFICIENCY BUT WE PROMISE TO MAKE SURE THAT YOU RECEIVE YOUR ENTIRE FUND AND ALSO GET THE CULPRITS ARRESTED IMMEDIATELY. PLEASE YOU HAVE TO REPLY THIS MAIL IMMEDIATELY YOU GET IT SO THAT WE WILL DIRECT YOU TO THE BANK WHERE YOUR MONEY IS AT THE MOMENT AND I PROMISE YOU I WILL MAKE SURE YOU GET YOUR MONEY IN LESS THAN 48 HOURS AFTER

SO YOU CAN AS WELL FORWARD TO ME YOUR TELEPHONE & FAX NUMBER FOR EASY COMMUNICATION. LOOKING FORWARD TO YOUR URGENT RESPONSE.

BEST REGARDS,

ALHAJI NUHU RIBADU
CHAIRMAN ECONOMIC & FINANCIAL CRIME COMMISSION (EFCC)

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