This email with the subject "RE:CBN INTEREST PAYMENT NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:42:21 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "DR.GAGANDI AWATI" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CBN :INTEREST PAYMENT NOTIFICATION From: The Office of the Deputy Governor And Head Of Department. Foreign Remittance. Central Bank Of Nigeria. Ref/CBN/DFR/2010/06785 ATTN: BENEFICIARY RE:CBN INTEREST PAYMENT NOTIFICATION THE HEAD OF ADMINISTRATIVE AND REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) HEREBY INFORM YOU THAT YOUR CONTRACT/INHERITANCE PAYMENT FILE WAS DISCOVERED WHILE TAKEN CARE OF OUR AUDIT WITH OUR CORRESPONDING BANKS, IN WHICH AFTER PROPER VERIFICATIONS ON THE PAYMENT FILE WE DISCOVERED THAT YOU HAD AN INTEREST SUM OF US$15,182, 000, 00 (FIFTEEN MILLION ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY TWO THOUSAND US DOLLARS ONLY), WITH US. AS A MATTER OF FACT, THE SAID INTEREST FUND HAS BEEN APPROVED AND SIGNED OFF FOR PAYMENT VIA WIRE TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER (T.T) OR THROUGH ATM ELECTRONIC TRANSFER SYSTEM BY THE NEWLY APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA. THUS, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO RECONFIRM YOUR BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS OR YOUR RECEIVING MAILING ADDRESS WHERE YOU INTEND TO RECEIVE THE AMOUNT THROUGH AN ACCOUNT OR BY ATM ELECTRONIC PAYMENT SYSTEM. THIS IS TO AVOID WRONG PAYMENT TO A WRONG BENEFICIARY, AS THIS NOBLE BANK CAN NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST OF SUCH HUGE AMOUNT. THE PAYMENT IN QUESTION, WILL BE TRANSFER TO YOUR NOMINATED BANK ACCOUNT OR THROUGH ATM ELECTRONIC PAYMENT SYSTEM UNDER 72 HOURS UPON THE RECEIVE OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION AND YOUR DIRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR URGENT COMMUNICATION ETC. THE PAYMENT PROCEDURES WILL TAKE PLACE UPON THE RECEIVE OF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS ACCEPT OUR CONGRATULATIONS BEST REGARDS Do get back to me on (email@example.com) Signed: DR.GAGANDI AWATI DEPUTY GORVENOR AND HEAD FOREIGN REMINITTANCE DEPARTMENT