A Scam Email with the Subject "CALL FOR YOUR ATM CARD" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 04 Jul 2008 22:41:14 -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.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
ATM PAYMENT DEPARTMENT
CORPORATE HEAD QUARTERS
TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS
ATM CARD PAYMENT FOR FUND BENEFICIARIES
INTERNATIONAL CREDIT SETTLEMENT
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
Our Ref: FGN/CBN/NIG/05/2008. Your Ref...............................
SUBJECT: Immediate Release of Your FUND Via ATM CARD
Attention: ATM Card Beneficiary,
I wish to use this medium to inform you that your CONTRACT/INHERITANCE
Payment of USD$4,500,000.00 (Four Million Five hundred thansound United
States Dollars) from CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA have been RELEASED and APPROVED
for onward transfer to you via an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw
all the USD$4,500,000.00 in any ATM SERVICE MACHINE in any part of the
world, but the maximum you can withdraw in a day is USD$5,000.00 Only
We have mandated UNION BANK PLC, to send you the ATM CARD and PIN NUMBER
which you will use to withdraw all your USD$4,500,000.00 in any ATM SERVICE
MACHINE in any part of the world, but the maximum you can withdraw in a day
is USD$5,000.00 Only.
You are therefore advice to contact the Head of ATM CARD Department of UNION
Contact Person: Mr. Tony Elumelu,
Office email address:email@example.com
Open phone number: +234 8032966143.
Tell Mr. Tony Elumelu, that you received a message from the CENTRAL BANK OF
NIGERIA. Instructing him to send you the ATM CARD and PIN NUMBER which you
will use to withdraw your USD$4.5 Million Dollars in any ATM SERVICE MACHINE
in any part of the world, also send him your direct phone number and contact
address where you want him to send the ATM CARD and PIN NUMBER to you.
We are very sorry for the plight you have gone through in the past years.
Thanks for adhering to this instruction and once again accept our
You are not to pay any fee to any one about the activation and programming of your atm card, The only money you are to pay is the delivery fee of your atm card to your house through courier because we have mandated union bank not to touch any part of your fund.
Prof. Charles C. Soludo.
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).