Diplomat Michael Jones at JFK Airport (Scam Alert)

So who exactly is waiting for me at JFK Airport? Is it Diplomat Michael Jones or is it Diplomat Paul Tony? Or is it both? You would think scammers could display a little more originality, rather than just cutting and pasting the same story with the names changed. Couldn’t they have one Diplomat waiting at JFK and one waiting at LaGuardia? Or explain how Dr. Tony screwed up and Mr. Jones has been sent to replace him?

In truth, it would be fascinating to know if these messages were originating from the same individual scammer, or if different scammers, maybe even in different countries, were plagiarizing from one another. (Is there no honor among thieves?)

from: Mr. Mike Benson mikebens@hotmail.com
reply-to: diplomatjonesmichael@yahoo.co.jp
date: Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 4:13 AM
subject: Re-Release of your Inheritance Fund Value US$6.4M.ii

From Mr. Mike Benson
The Director
International reconciliation committee UK
E-mail: mikebenson@megamail.pt

Attn: Beneficiary,

Re-Release of your Inheritance Fund Value US$6.4M.

The U.S.A Government, World Bank And United Nations Organization Official in conjunction with the Federal Government of Nigeria Has Approved to pay you part payment of your Contract/Inheritance Fund payment Valued at US$6.4M Via Diplomatic delivery.

This decision was made last week. With this development, the diplomats left 2 night ago and has arrived the JFK International Airport, New York and has been trying to locate you with the informations he has. He is presently at JFK International Airport there in the United States of America and before he can proceed to deliver the package (funds) to you, you have to reconfirm the following information so as to ensure that he is dealing with the right person.

1. Full Name
2. Address for delivery
3. Age
4. Occupation
5. Direct Telephone Numbers
6. A Copy of Your Identification.

He is the information of the diplomat for you to send him your the required information for verification via email:

Attention: Diplomat Michael Jones
JFK International Airport
Telephone: +12127846013
E-mail : diplomatjonesmichael@yahoo.co.jp

After verification of the information with what he has on file, he will contact you so that you people can make arrangements on the exact time to make delivery of your package to your nominated address. Send the requested information so that he can proceed.


Mr. Mike Benson
The Director
International reconciliation committee UK

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