A Scam Email with the Subject "IT IS VERY CONFIDENTIAL AND IMPORTANT, YOU MUST REPLY IMMEDIATELY !!." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 29 Aug 2010 05:36:51 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE LAGOS TEL: +234-8-075-019-381 Attention, This mail is coming to you in regards to your ATM MASTER CARD which delivery fee has been paid to DIPLOMATIC SHALOM COMPANY for your ATM CARD which is to be activated with the sum of Nine million eight hundred thousand United States Dollars ($9.8m) for easy and safe delivery with the withdrawal limit of $50,000.00 United States Dollars daily. Although, i have to use a new email address and send this mail to you for the fact that i have received an information from the Anti fraud Alert Department here in Nigeria that i have to change all my formal information before proceeding on this transaction in other to secure this transaction. This funds is found on our File during the recent audition of all the File here on my table as i just resumed as the New Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, and i have brought up this decision to send your Beneficiary/Contractual due to you via an ATM CARD and your file is next to be treated immediately you have responded positively to my email . However, you might have received various emails from people, but we are sorry for what that might have caused to you, as you can read from our mail that our President whom has been elected inn and been doing well under some years in his office also have sign an approval on this transaction. But yesterday at about 10:am Nigerian time, One Mr. Daniel Ndidi, happens to appear before me in person from the United States Of America claiming that you have sent him to withdrawn the ATM MASTER CARD and it has to be released to him personally. He has as well submitted to me the certificate of funds transfer written in your name that you have approved him as the beneficiary to your funds of which i believed that was not really the truth. He has then tried to pay for the activation fee of the ATM MASTER CARD of $450 which is the only required fee to be paid to enable the activation of the ATM CARD at the activation department office as well as to allow him withdrawn the funds at once immediately he returned back to United States. I have then instructed the police Inspector General here in Nigeria to keep two of his men as the monitoring officer to monitor his movement. This mail is to ask if you have really sent him on your behalf to receive your ATM MASTER CARD which the delivery fee has been paid by the Central bank of Nigeria to the delivery company. If NO, Please resubmit the below information: 1. YOUR FULL NAME: 2. YOUR HOME ADDRESS: 3. YOUR CURRENT HOME TELEPHONE NUMBER: 4. A SCANNED COPY OF YOUR I:D CARD/DRIVERS LICENSE 5 .NATIONALITY: 6 .SEX : 7. AGE: Ensure that you call me immediately for the benefit of protecting your transaction. This message if very important and must be replied immediately to avoid loosing your ATM MASTER CARD Best Regards Dr. LAMIDO SANUSI EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TEL #: +234-8-075-019-381