This email with the subject "Important Information .... Very Urgent." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 15 Nov 2008 21:11:09 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Usman Shamsuddeen"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear, This is to officially inform you that we have verified your contract/inheritance file and found out that why you have not received your payment is because you have not fulfilled the obligations given to you in respect of your contract/inheritance payment. Secondly we have been informed that you were dealing with some officials in the central bank of Nigeria (C.B.N) all is in your attempt to secure the release of your fund. We wish to advise you that such an act like this have to stop if you wish to receive your payment since we have decided to bring a solution to your problem. right now we have arranged your payment through our swift card payment center Asia pacific, that is the latest instruction from MR. PRESIDENT, UMARU MUSA YAR’ADUA (GCFR) president Federal Republic of Nigeria as well as the INTERPOL and FBI have mandated this office the NIGERIA INTER-ATM PAYMENT DEPARTMENT (N.I.A.P.D) next to Central Bank of Nigeria (C.B.N) to henceforth handle all international payment, so as to satisfy the good image of our country Nigeria from what some criminal minded (BANK) officials are doing with the advantage of some information they have in the bank. This card center will send you an ATM-CARD which you will use to withdraw your money in any ATM machine in any part of the world via our INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT INSTRUCTION ACCOUNT (I.P.I.A), but the maximum is us$15,000.00 per day, so if you like to receive your fund this way please, for security reasons you are advice to contact us, the card payment center and inform us on your willingness and readiness to pick up your ATM-CARD and send the following information: 1. YOUR FULL NAME 2. PHONE AND FAX NUMBERS 3. ADDRESS WHERE YOU WANT US TO SEND THE ATM CARD 4. ATTACH COPY OF YOUR IDENTIFICATION We have been mandated to issue out us$6,000,000.00 (SIX MILLION DOLLARS) as part payment for this fiscal year 2008. Also for your information, you have to stop any further communication with any other person(s) or office(s) to avoid any hitches in receiving your payment. For oral discussion, I can be reached on (+234-1-220-8164) or email me back as soon as you receive this important message for further direction. Note that because of impostors, we hereby issued you our code of conduct, which is (atm-811) so you have to indicate this code when contacting us by using it as your subject. Regards, DR. USMAN SHAMSUDDEEN DIRECTOR (CBN, IRD, AND ATM)