Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "Central Bank Nigeria."<>

This email with the subject "PAYMENT NOTIFICATION OF YOUR FUNDS." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 24 Nov 2008 09:47:51 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Central Bank Nigeria."<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Office of the Governor.
Central bank of Nigeria
Tinubu, square, Lagos- Nigeria. 
Our ref:  Cbn/Ohg/Oxd1/2008
Your ref: ..............................
Telex: Cenbank.
Payment file: Cbn/Ben/08.
Attn: Beneficiary,

I am Mr. Ahmed Musa, the secretary to Prof. Charles Soludo the executive governor of the central 
bank of Nigeria which is the parent bank of all commercial banks here in Nigeria. I was instructed 
to contact you by my boss on an urgent issue, kindly note that your funds were re-called and 
re-deposited into the "federal suspense account" of the cbn last week, because you did not forward 
your claim as the rightful beneficiary. My boss was visited in his office by three gentlemen who 
were unexpected by him because their visit was impromptu. He asked them the purpose of their visit 
and they said they came to collect your inheritance/ contract funds bill sum of us$20 million as 
shown in your file with us by your authorization. Note that they tendered some vital documents 
which proved that you actually sent them for the collection of these funds. Below is a list of the 
documents which they tendered: 
Due to the nature of his job, he can't afford to release the funds to anyone except you who is the 
true beneficiary. Note that he asked the men to come back so he can verify this fact from you 
first. Kindly clarify us on this issue before we make this payment to these foreigners whom came on 
your behalf.
Kindly direct your response to his private email address, Prof. Charles Soludo, the executive 
governor of the central bank of nigeria,below for quicker deliberation and response from him on the 
release of your funds to you. Include your personal phone number he can reach you on in your 
Note that for security reasons you are assigned this code/password which is {TT7270CBN}, please 
note that this code is the reference number for your transfer and it’s being disclosed to you 
alone, guard this jealously and all your email response should carry this code as the subject. 
Yours faithfully,

Mr. Ahmed Musa.
To the Governor.
Central bank of Nigeria
Tinubu square, Lagos- Nigeria.
Statement of confidentiality: "the information in this email and in any attachments may contain 
confidential information and is intended solely for the attention and use of the named 
addressee(s). It may not be disclosed to any person without authorization. If you are not the 
intended recipient, or a person responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient you are not 
authorized to and must not disclose, copy, distribute or retain this message or any part of it."