I finally hit the Jack of all Pots!
Got this in my Spam box and I just KNOW it's for real.
"CONFIRM OWNERSHIP (PARCEL)
We have been waiting for you to contact us for your Confirmable Package that is
registered with us for shipping to your residential location. We had thought
that your sender gave you our contact details. It may interest you to note that
a letter is also added to your package. However, we cannot quote its content to
you via email for Privacy reasons we understand that the content of your
package itself is a Bank Draft which worth over $800,000.00.USD. As you know
FedEx do not ship money in CASH or in CHEQUES but Bank Drafts are shippable.
The package is registered with us for mailing by your colleague, and your
colleague explained that he is from the United States but he is here in Nigeria
for three (3) months Surveying Project as he works with a construction firm in
the Nigeria West Africa region, We are sending you this email because your
package is been registered on a Special Order. What you have to do now, is to
contact our Delivery Department for immediate dispatch of your package to your
Note that as soon as our Delivery Team confirm your information's it will take
only one Working day (24 hours) for your package to arrive its designated
address. For your information, the VAT & Shipping charges as well as Insurance
fees have been paid by your colleague before your package was registered. Note
that the payment that is made on the Insurance, Premium & Clearance
Certificates, is to certify that the Bank Draft is not for Drug Affiliated Fund
(DAF) neither is it a fund to sponsor Terrorism in your country. This will help
you avoid any form of query from the Monetary Authority of your country.
However, you will have to pay a sum of $105 to the FedEx Delivery Department
being full payment for the Security Keeping Fee of the FedEx Company as stated
in our privacy terms & condition page. Also be informed that your colleague
wished to pay for the Security Keeping charges, but we do not accept such
payment considering the facts that all items & packages that is registered with
us have a time limitation and we cannot accept payment that is not known to us,
so you are to send us your full detail so we can effect you with our own
payment information for the delivery of your parcel.
Kindly note that your colleague did not leave us with any further information
we hope that you respond to us as soon as possible because if you fail to
respond until the expiry date of this package, we may refer the package to the
British Commission for Welfare as the package do not have a return address.
Kindly contact the delivery department (FedEx Express Delivery Post) with the
details given below:
FedEx Express Delivery Post Contact Person: Mr. Alex Nathaniel
Kindly complete the below form and send it to the email address given above.
This is mandatory to reconfirm your Postal address and telephone numbers.
STATE OF ORIGIN:.............
Kindly complete the above form and summit it to the delivery manager on:
As soon as your details are received, our delivery team will give you the
necessary payment procedure so that you can effect the payment for the Security
Keeping Fees. As soon as they confirm your payment of $105, they will not
hesitate to dispatch your package as well as the attached letter to your
residence. It usually takes 24 hours being an over night delivery service.
Note that we were not instructed to email you, but due to the high priority of
your package we had to inform you as your sender did not leave us with his
phone number because he stated that he just arrived Nigeria and he hasn't got
any phone yet. We indeed personally sealed your Bank Draft and we found your
email contact in the attached letter as the recipient of the foremost package.
Ensure to contact the delivery department with the email address given above
and ensure to fill the above form as well to enable a successful reconfirmation.
Mrs. Christiana Adamson
FedEx Online Team Management"
***BTW, anybody know how I can check out the validity of this and report this as a scam??