A Scam Email with the Subject "Change of Account" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 24 Feb 2009 00:57:23 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Prof. Charles Soludo"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
From: Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo Executive Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria Tinubu Square lagos Nigeria Email: email@example.com Attn: Hon. Cathegory "A" Contractor. It may interest you to note that the Federal Government of Nigeria, in conjunction with the council of ministers, have instructed the Central Bank of Nigeria, and my office to be specific, to pay your contract accrued interest of US$5,000,000.00 Five Million United States Dollars Only) This only benefits those whose contract payment has lingered for five years and above, and your name is among those contractors who stands to benefit from this exercise. Note that just today being the 18th day of February 2009, I received a letter from your delegate one Mr. Suhaili Hassan a Malaysian national with passport number K18475095 in company of one Nigerian, they tendered a letter purported to have been written by you under the auspices of your company's lawyer, authorising them to deputize on your behalf as a result of your ill health. Your delegates have among other documents a power of athorney for change of bank and account number with a different account owner's name, instructing my office to wire your funds to the below stated account:- DBS BANK (HK) LTD. ADDRESS: 16TH FLOOR THE CENTER 99QUEENS ROAD CENTRAL HONG KONG SWIFT: DHBKHKHH BENEFICIARY: GENESIS PRIME CORPORATION LIMITED BENEFICIARY ADDRESS: 2ND FLOOR THE CENTER 82 QUEENS ROAD CENTRAL HONG KONG ACOUNT NUMBER: 788176465. Advice if you sent Mr. Suhaili Hassan of Malaysia to receive your funds in your behalf, and if you have anything to do with the above stated account, as I asked him to come back in a week's time, and if I do not hear from you till then, I will not have any choice than to effect the payment in the name and account given to me. Your direct telephone number and full address is required urgently. Yours faithfully, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo Executive Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria Tinubu Square lagos Nigeria Email: firstname.lastname@example.org