This email with the subject "IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 17 Nov 2008 06:10:57 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Major Gen Aa.Adele" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT NOTIFICATION FROM: MAJOR GEN AA ADELE ATTENTION: HON CONTRACTOR / THE C.E.O, IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT NOTIFICATION Attention has been brought to us in form of a petition as regards the contracts which were completed and awaiting payment. Let me first inundate you with the fact that based on the petition forwarded to the Senate Committee on Foreign Financial Matters, which the copy of the petition was forwarded to the office of the Executive President Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN). I wish to intimate you, that it was discovered in the petition that the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Ministry Of Finance (FMF) headed by Professor Charles Soludo and Dr Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo Iwealla has part of effort to frustrate foreign contractors deliberately without releasing the approved contract payment to the beneficiary. It was also discovered in the same petition that the above mention banking and financial ministry is using their honorable office to intimidate most especially the foreign contractors/ foreign investors, in order to exhort money from them for their personal interest. Therefore, I and other members of the committee visited the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN)/Federal Ministry of Finance(FMF) and your name was found among the foreign contractor whose payment have been duly approved years back and your payment is still lying pending due the nonchalant attitude of the officials in authority. As regard to this finding, this Honorable Committee therefore, notified the Office of the Executive President Federal Republic Of Nigeria of the dubious attitude of the Banking and Finance Ministry, so that necessary action should be commenced urgently regarding the release of all overdue and outstanding contract payment to the bonfire contractors. In this case, all contractors file have been withdrawn from the Federal Ministry of Finance and Central Bank Of Nigeria(CBN) and forwarded to the Chairman Payment Release/Debt Settlement Committee for urgent remittance of fund into contractors various bank account. Meanwhile, concerned contractors should acknowledge this message and get back with me for more notification in respect of his/her overdue contract payment. While contractors should also stop further transactions and communication with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)/Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF) Endeavor to update this committee upon the receipt of your claims for record Purpose. YOURS FAITHFULLY MAJOR GEN AA.ADELE, CHAIRMAN PAYMENT RELEASE/DEBT SETTLEMENT COMMITTEE