A Scam Email with the Subject "ATTN: YOUR IMMEDIATE OVER-DUE PAYMENT." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:18:49 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA."<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF:PROF.SANUSI LAMIDO. EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR(CBN) IMMEDIATE PAYMENT REF: cbn/ird/cbx/021/10 [OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR] TELEPHONE:+2347094018883. Attn: Beneficiary. RE: IMMEDIATE OVER-DUE PAYMENT. I received a transfer instruction from the PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA DR.GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN,whom has unanimously approved all outstanding inheritance/contract payments,lottery payments which was overdue by the former governor of CBN “PROF. CHARLES C. SOLUDO OR OUR LATE PRESIDENT " ALHAJI UMARU MUSA YAR'ADUA " and as well beneficiaries whom were scammed by nigerian 419 artists/perpetrators in one way or the other. After a joint meeting with the federal executive council(FEC) the senate committee on foreign debts reconciliation,the presidential payment and implementation panel,during this meeting,so many negative reports were tabled on behalf of our numerous contractors and foreign personels together with scammed victims on how unfairly they have been treated and extorted by some corrupt officials who were vested with the authority to pay them their entitlements.the most annoying and irriating aspect of it all is that they could not effect payment to these foreign beneficiaries after subjecting them to so much stress and trauma. In order to eradicate the fraudulent rampant extortion of money from beneficiaries as transfer charges and taxes by non-exiting individuals and corrupt Government officials.I am obliged to reach you concerning the immediate payment of your funds VIA KEY TELEX TRANSFER (KTT) -DIRECT WIRE TRANSFER. NOTE: out of ten beneficiaries approved for payment,your name and your contact address appeared in our file as the second beneficiary to recieve US$10,000,000,00 which has been gazzeted VIA KEY TELEX TRANSFER (KTT) -DIRECT WIRE TRANSFER to your good self. Be- informed that this communication superside any other you must have had with any office in connection with your payment, Investgations reveal that you have paid some good money in the past as transfer charges and taxes which did not reflect in the bank treasury, that means officials concern have help themselves to the money at your own detriment. I want to ensure the immediate payment of your fund immedaitely without any further delay. You are thereby advise to re-confirm to me the following: (1)Your full Name (2) Your Telephone and Fax number (3)Your Bank name,account number and other particulars. (4)Copy of your international passport or any ID . This is imperative to enable me confirm your informations and make my recommendations to Foreign Operation Department (CBN) for immediate payment of your fundS. Note:If your file returns to the cabinet without my recommendation you will end up not benefiting from the present batch of beneficiaries. I remain yours in service, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN). CC: SENATE PRESIDENT CC: BOARD OF DIRECTORS [FPD] CC: ACCOUNTANT GENERAL OF NIGERIA.