A Scam Email with the Subject "PAYMENT NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 08 Sep 2008 20:06:52 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Prof. Charles C. Soludo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA
INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT
Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/05
Date: 08th/09 /2008
Dear Contractor,<*xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
IMMEDIATE CASH PAYMENT REF: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/08
I am Professor Charles.c. Soludo Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The mentioned bank is known for the safekeeping of special and valuable packages and baggage in trust for reputable clients that are honest and trustworthy.
We work in collaboration with top firms and Governments of various countries as we have earned a name as a service whose hallmarks in reliability and confidentiality are revered. International missions and Embassies of the world have used our services to satisfaction.
We received a payment credit instruction from the Federal Government of Nigeria to credit your account with your full contract funds of USD$10.7 Million from the Nigerian reserve account with our bank as contract inheritance funds.
This is to notify you that your funds has been programmed for immediate release into your account, but we can not transfer this funds direct to your bank account, because we are having a little problem with International Monetary Fund (IMF) so our method of payment is by Diplomatic Courier Service.
Be inform that every arrangement regarding your cash payment through diplomatic services has been made; note that your funds have been package like a consignment.
Be informed that the Diplomatic Agent has to move down to your Country in order to deliver the Consignment to your doorstep. Note that as soon as the Diplomatic agent arrive to your Country he will give you a call immediately to enable you assist him in getting the (Yellow Tag Paper).
You have to help the diplomat to get (yellow Tag Paper) so that the customs and immigration will not stop him from delivery the consignments to you, for security reason you are advice to follow the rules and regulation of the diplomat for easy collection of the consignment, you have to welcome the diplomatic agent, to enable him deliver the Consignment to you immediately, be inform that as soon as the diplomatic obtain the above name certificate they will deliver the Consignment to your door step.
To remind you that the diplomats has a transit to New York where he will secure the yellow tag certificate from our sister bank in New York and finally to arrive in your state as the last destination on their diplomatic travel route this week.
I want you to send your informations to me immediately, so that as soon as the diplomatic arrive in State they will call you immediately to notify you. Do give me a call me immediately on these numbers for oral and extensive discussion regarding your payment :- +234-803-067-6437 .
Your Full Name: ______________________________
Your Complete Address (Physical Address with Zip Code not P.O.BOX) : ___________________________________
Name of City of Residence:_______________________________
Direct Telephone Number:____________________________________
Attached copy of Your ID:
And the nearest Airport closer to your city:
Call me @ 234-803-067-6437
Yours in service.