A Scam Email with the Subject "RE: Immediate Payment Notification Valued US$5.6M" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 06 Jul 2008 05:08:25 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "John Alexander" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
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From: "Mr. Willie Obiano"<email@example.com>
Subject: Immediate Payment Notification Valued US$5.6M
Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 23:24:50 +0100
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FROM THE DESK OF MR. WILLIE OBIANO
FIDELITY BANK NIGERIA PLC
2, KOFO ABAYOMI STREET ,
VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS-NIGERIA
Our Ref: FBN-0XX2/937/2008
Attention: Honorable Beneficiary,
IMMEDIATE PAYMENT NOTIFICATION VALUED AT US$5.6 MILLION
It is my humble obligation to write you this letter as regards the authorization of your owed payment through our most respected financial institution (FIDELITY BANK PLC). I am Mr. Willie Obiano, The Director, Foreign Operations Department, Fidelity Bank Plc. The British Government in conjunction with US GOVERNMENT, WORLD BANK, AFRICAN UNION AND THE UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION on foreign payment matters has empowered my bank after much consultation and consideration to handle all foreign payments and release them to their appropriate beneficiaries.
As the newly appointed/accredited International Paying Bank, we have been instructed by the World Governing Bodies together with the Committee on International Debt Reconciliation Department to release your over due funds with immediate effect; with this exclusive Vide Transaction No.: WHA/EUR/202, Transfer Allocation No.: FBN/X44/701LN/WGB/GB, Password: 339331, Pin Code: 78569, Certificate of Merit No: 104, Release Code No: 0876; Immediate FBN Telex Confirmation No: -222568; Secret Code: XXTN014.Having received these vital payment numbers, you are instantly qualified to receive and confirm your payment with us within the next 48hrs.
Be informed that we have verified your payment file as directed to us and your name is next on the list of our outstanding fund beneficiaries to receive their payment before the end of this first term of the year 2008. Be advised that because of too many funds beneficiaries due for payment at this first quarter of the year, you are entitled to receive the sum of Five Million Six Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (US$5,600,000.00) only, as part payment so as to enable us pay other eligible beneficiaries. To facilitate with the process of this transaction, please kindly re-confirm the following information below:
1) Your full Name:
2) Your full Address:
3) Your Contact Telephone and Fax No.:
3) Your Profession, Age and Marital Status and
4) Any valid form of your Identification:
Upon our receipt of the above mentioned information, your payment will be processed and released to you without delays. Be also informed that you are required to discontinue further communication with any other person (s) or office so as to avoid disstortion of data, you are required to provide the above information to enable us get the final authorizations from the relevant offices for subsequent release of the payment to you.
Your prompt response to the above directive is highly imperative.
Mr. Willie Obiano
The Director, Foreign Operations Department
Fidelity Bank Nigeria PLC
Direct Office Line: +234-80-7998-4413