A Scam Email with the Subject "TREAT AS URGENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:45:00 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Mr. Godwin Emefiele"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Central Bank of Nigeria, Plot 33, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Way Central Business District, Cadastral Zone, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria P.M.B. 0187, Garki Abuja. Nigeria Attention: Beneficiary: Sir, ALIVE OR DEAD In the course of our General Auditing and Account revision of the second quarter of the financial fiscal year 2016,we discovered that the Bank Accounts belonging to some Benefactors have been changed and their addresses changed for receiving their ATM CARDS on the basis that the owners have died some time last year or have given out an authorization note of change of data.After the investigations however,it was revealed that there are Foreigners who are collaborating with Retired Staffs of our commercial banks here i.e UBA, Zenith Bank, Eco Bank, GTB E.T.C to make these changes illegally without the knowledge of the Bonafide Benefactors and one traced to your own change is this Mr. Rick Jones who said you are dead, hence they have forwarded some documents of funeral service held for you so as to divert your fund.They have also forwarded this bank account below as the new account that will receive this money. Bank: Hang Seng Bank Bank Address: 83 Des Veoux Road, Central - Hong Kong Account Name: Rick Jones Account Number: 235-325172-882 Bank Code: 024 Swift Code: HASEHKHH But we wanted to confirm if actually this is true and hence decided to write to your email address which after 2 days from now and there is no response, we will then know that you are dead indeed and go on with the Delivery Method, because it was decided that it has to be through cash Transmission method via diplomatic delivery means. If proved otherwise by you that you did not die, please forward to us all the related Benefactors particulars including your Telephone number,contact address. These details from you will help to assist us reach a conclusion that you are not dead. Anything contrary to this claim will help us charge this man to court and prosecute him while your fund will be delivered to you immediately via diplomatic delivery means without any further delay. You have to get back to us on time for us to commence legal proceedings against Mr. Rick Jones and his accomplices. You can call for immediate accreditation, if truly you are alive. Yours Faithfully. Mr. Godwin Emefiele. Governor Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN) Direct-line: 234 9036197078