This is wonderful news! The Nigerian criminals have given up scamming and gone into comedy!
In a message dated 4/1/2008 3:38:51 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
FRAUD VICTIMS/ BENEFICIARIES.
OUR REF: XX110112AFRI1XX
SCAM VICTIMS REIMBURSEMENTS PROGRAMME.
I write to bring to your notice as a delegate from the Nigerian Government eimbursement Committee under the strict supervision of the United Nations to pay you a Nigerian 419 scam victims the sum of $5.3M USD (Five Million Three Hundred Thousand Dollars Only) each. You are however listed as one of the beneficiaries for these payments.You are expected to get back to us for your immediate reimbursement.
As a result of this laudable recommedations,you are hereby informed that during the last U.N. meeting held in Abuja, Nigeria, it was alarmed so much by the rest of the world on the loss of funds by various foreigners to the scam artists operating in syndicates all over the world today. In other to redeem the good image of our country, the President has
Ordered the immediate payment of $5,3M USD in your Favour as an affected victims in accordance with the U.N. recommendations. Due to the corrupt and inefficient Banking Systems in Nigeria, these payments are to be made by AFRIBANK NIGERIA, Nigeria as the corresponding paying bank under the funding assistance of the Central Bank of Nigeria.Presently, 184 Beneficiaries have been paid, more than 50% of the victims are from the United States, while about 40% are from other parts of the world. Your particulars were among those mentioned by some of the Syndicates that were apprehended in Lagos, Nigeria as one of the victims of the operations, you are hereby warned not to communicate or duplicate this message to anybody for any reason whatsoever as the U.S. secret service in conjunction with The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has swange into action to track this criminals down.Once again,you are expected to keep it secret until these criminals are all apprehen!
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) (Motto: No Body is above the Law) have combined effort with the United Nation Anti-crime Commission to alleviate the plight of these victims as well as redeeming the image of our dear country.Many Banks, Universal firms, Companies and individuals have been in bankrupcy today due to the activities of these hoodlums. However, a thorough investigation have revealed that
these people have dropped over 500,000 victims across the world, after collecting their money falsely,many as a result of this have committed suicide, while others are nowliving in abject poverty.As regards these ongoing developmental strive, we have over 200 suspects at hand, 135 in kirikri prisons.While many are awaiting trial, we are still in search of others, who think they are wise, and hope that you will assist by giving any vital information that could lead to the apprehension of these hoodlums.You can receive your reimbursement via any of these options you Choose,ATM CARD PAYMENTor WIRE TRANSFER. We shall be waiting to hearing from you been certain that your response will be that you are satisfied and willing to claim your $5.3M USD (Five Million three Hundred Dollars Only) reimbursement funds.
(ATM PAYMENT REQUIREMENTS):NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE, AGE AND OCCUPATION.
(WIRE REQUIREMENTS): NAME, AGE ,OCCUPATION, BANK, ACCOUNT NUMBER AND ROUTING OR SWIFT CODE.
A copy of your response is expected to be sent to the Director Payment
Department Mrs Gogo Ego on her Official email:
Mr. Frank William
FRAUD VICTIMS/ BENEFICIARIES DEPT.
AFRI BANK NIGERIA.