A Scam Email with the Subject "Diplomatic Courier Service" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 25 Nov 2008 17:34:54 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Prof Charles Soludo"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Prof Charles Soludo
Executive Governor (CBN)
Direct Tel +234 702 681 8824
[OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR]
We have this on 24th of November, 2008 received a payment credit instruction from the federal Government of Nigeria to credit your account with your full contract funds from the Nigerian reserve account with our bank. This is to notify you that you funds have been programmed for immediate release into your nominated account but we can not transfer this fund direct to your nominated 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 informing that every arrangement regarding your cash payment through diplomatic services has been made;note that your funds have been package like a consignment. Be informing that the Diplomatic Agency has to move down to your Country in order to deliver the Consignment to your doorstep. Note that as soon as the Diplomatic arrive to your Country they will give you a call immediately to enable you help them to get (Yellow Tag Paper).
You have to help the diplomats to get (yellow Tag Paper) so that the customs and immigration will not stop them in Airport, for security reason you are advice to follow the rules and regulation of the diplomats for easy collection of the consignment, you have to welcome the diplomatic agent, to enable them 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 London and finally to arrive at your Country as the last destination on their diplomatic travel route this week,I want you to send your direct mobile phone and your home address to me immediately, so that as soon as the diplomatic arrive in State they will call you immediately to notify you. Call me immediately,
Your Full Name: ______________________________
Your Complete Address (Physical Address with Zip Code not
Name of City of Residence:_______________________________
Direct Telephone Number:____________________________________
Mobile Number: ____________________________________
Prof. Charles C. Soludo
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)