From: "Joanna Benz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 01, 2008 6:44 AM
Subject: YOUR PACKAGE AT FedEX
> I have been waiting for you since to contact me for your Confirmable
> Bank Draft of $800,000.00 United States Dollars, but I did not hear
> from you since that time. Then I went and deposited the Draft with FEDEX
> COURIER SERVICE, WEST AFRICA, I travelled out of the country for a Month
> Course and I will not come back till end of December.
> What you have to do now is to contact the FEDEX COURIER
> SERVICE as soon as possible to know when they will deliver your package
> you because of the expiring date. For your information,I have paid for
> the delivering Charge,Insurance
> premium and Clearance Certificate Fee of the Cheque showing that it is not
> a Drug
> Money or meant to sponsor Terrorist attack in your Country. Again, I
> would have paid for Security Keeping fee but they said no
> because they don't know when you will contact them and in case of
> demurrage.You have to contact the FEDEX COURIER SERVICE now for the
> delivery of your Draft with this information below:
> Contact Person: Mr. Collins Gray OF THE FEDEX COURIER SERVICE
> Email Address;email@example.com
> Telephone: 2348051820747
> there and know when it will get to your address.Let me repeat again,
> try to contact them as soon as you receive this mail
> to avoid any further delay and remember to pay them their Security
> Keeping fee of $200.00US Dollars for their immediate action. You should
> also let me know through email as soon as
> you receive your Draft.
> Yours Faithfully,
> Mrs.Joanna Benz
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