This email with the subject "ATTN: Our Honourable Contractor," was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 09 Dec 2008 11:43:46 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "P.Charles Soludo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM:THE OFFICE OF PROFESSOR CHARLES C.SOLUDO, EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA. EMAIL:email@example.com ATTN: Our Honourable Contractor, RE: IMMEDIATE PAYMENT CONTRACT #: AV/NNPC/FGN/MIN/009 On behalf of the entire Staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Government of Nigeria in collaboration with IMF and World Bank. We apologise for the delay of your Contract Payment and all the Inconveniences you encountered while pursuing this payment. However,from the Records of outstanding Contractors due for payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria, your Name and Company was discovered as next on the list of the outstanding Contractors who have not yet received their payments. I wish to inform you now that the square peg is now in square hole and our payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Also note that from the record inmy file,your outstanding Contract Payment is US$10,700,000.00 (TenMillion Seven Hundred Thousand United States Dollars). Kindly re-confirm to me the followings: Your Full Name: ______________________________ Your Complete Address (Physical Address with Zip Code not P.O.BOX) : ______________________ Name of City of Residence: _______________________________ Country: ____________________________________ Direct Telephone Number: ________________________ Mobile Number: ____________________________________ Nearest airport: ________________________________ Working Identity Card/Int'l Passport: ________________________________ OCCUPATION: ________________________________ As soon as the above mentioned details are received, your payment will be made to you via diplomatic courier delivery inaccordance to World Bank and IMF recommendations.A diplomat with international travel immunity will be contracted to deliver the funds at your doorstep. YOURS SINCERELY, PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO, GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN).