Thursday, 13 October 2011

Stupid FedEx scam. How stupid do scammers get?

FedEx have a package for me. Or so a scammer says. Feel free to email him at or SMS him on +234-706-700-2889. Please be rude. [P.S. I just got a message from him, his cellphone number works, as does his email address.]

Dear Customer,

In respect to your email, I have been awaiting for you to contact me for the delivery of your bank draft of $850,000,00 from United Nations Sponsored by Commonwealth for development in your region. All you need to do right now to get your draft delivered to your door step is to go ahead and pay the security keeping fee of the courier company so far.The fee is $185.00 USD only, you are to come up with this fee as to process the delivery of your package to your Home address. Charges must be paid before delivery to your home address.

Payment of charges should be made via western union money transfer only for security purpose, payment details are listed below:

FedEx Officers Name: William cole.
Address: 9, Airport road, Benin City, Edo State.
Text Question to be used: What is my favourite colour?
Text Answer: White.
You have to send down the following after payment is made:

MTCN (Money Transfer Control Number) :
Senders Full names:
Amount Sent:
Text question and answer (use above).

Get back to me with your payment details/western union receipt. Note that your tracking number will be provided to you as soon as the payment have been made and confirmed by us.

Have a wonderful day.


Mr. James Nicole
Dispatch Director.
Tel: +234-7067002889
The picture is actually a real one taken from the FedEx web page, of David F. Rebholz, who rejoices in the title of "President, Chief Executive Officer, FedEx Ground". Needless to say the scam has nothing to do with either FedEx or him.

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