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419 Scam – Freemason scam (David P. Owen, Paul Landy)

The following spam email is a variation of the Advance Fee fraud. The mysterious prize award arrived from an IP address in Nigeria that's been the source of several other 419 scams before.

If you have responded to this scam and received money demands, please forward us copies of the emails from the scammers. Thank you!

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Example:

From: <landy_paul70@terra.com.mx>
To: <landy_paul70@terra.com.mx>
Sent: Thursday, 28 April, 2005 9:44
Subject: MASON 2005 GRANT(URGENT RESPONSE REQUIRED).

The Freemason society of Bournemouth under the jurisdiction of the all Seeing
Eye,Master Nicholas Brenner has after series of secret deliberations selected
you to be a beneficiary of our 2005 foundation laying grants and also an
optional opening at the round table of the Freemason society.

These grants are issued every year around the world in accordance with the
objective of the Freemasons as stated by Thomas Paine in 1810 which is to
ensure the continuous freedom of man and to enhance mans living conditions.

We will also advice that these funds which amount to GB£950,000.00 be used
to better the lot of man through your own initiative and also we will go
further to inform that the open slot to become a Freemason is optional,
you can decline the offer.

In order to claim your grant, contact the Grand Lodge Office secretary David
P. Owen.
Email: owendavid@katamail.com
Paul Landy,
PRO Freemason Society of Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth.

Message headers:

Received: from [216.250.221.131] by emailcluster.terra.com.mx
 with HTTP; Wed, 27 Apr 2005 19:44:41 -0500
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 02:44:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4255D9CD000467F0@occmta06a.terra.com.mx>
From: landy_paul70@terra.com.mx
Subject: MASON 2005 GRANT(URGENT RESPONSE REQUIRED).
To: landy_paul70@terra.com.mx

So where was this sent from?

WHOIS details for sending network (IP 216.250.221.131):

     OrgName:    Easynet Concepts Inc 
     OrgID:      EASYNE-1
     Address:    101 Ogunlana Drive Surulere
     Address:    Largos,
     City:       
     StateProv:  
     PostalCode: 
     Country:    NG
     
     NetRange:   216.250.221.0 - 216.250.221.255 
     CIDR:       216.250.221.0/24 
     NetName:    EASYNET
     NetHandle:  NET-216-250-221-0-1
     Parent:     NET-216-250-192-0-1
     NetType:    Reassigned
     Comment:    
     RegDate:    2001-06-20
     Updated:    2001-06-20
     
     TechHandle: SM1438-ARIN
     TechName:   Mgbendi, Sylvanus 
     TechPhone:  234-1-8044918
     TechEmail:  sylva@easynetlinks.com 
     
     OrgTechHandle: SM1438-ARIN
     OrgTechName:   Mgbendi, Sylvanus 
     OrgTechPhone:  234-1-8044918
     OrgTechEmail:  sylva@easynetlinks.com

216.250.221.131
2005-03-30 09:07:42 UTCbety_glory@zipmail.com.br
2005-03-30 09:15:34 UTCbety_glory@zipmail.com.br
2005-04-28 00:44:41 UTClandy_paul70@terra.com.mx

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