This email with the subject "NOTIFICATION OF PAYMENT@" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 04 Sep 2008 19:00:24 -0400 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "Martins Cole" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Sir/Madam, NOTIFICATION OF PAYMENT VIA ATM CARD This is to officially inform you that we have verified your contract file presently on my desk, and I found out that you have not received your payment due to your lack of co-operation and not fulfilling the obligations giving to you in respect to your contract payment. Secondly, you are hereby advised to stop dealing with some non-officials in the bank as this is an illegal act and will have to stop if you so wish to receive your payment immediately. After the Board of director's meeting held in Abuja,we have resolved in finding a solution to your problem.We have arranged your payment through our SWIFT CARD PAYMENT CENTRE in Europe, America,Africa and Asia Pacific,This is part of an instruction/mandate passed by the Senate inrespect to overseas contract payment and debt re-scheduling. We will send you an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw your money via ATM MACHINE in any part of the world,and the maximum daily limit is Fifteen Thousand United States Dollars($15,000.00). If you like to receive your fund this way,Kindly reconfirm your (1) Your Full Name (2) Full residential address. (3) Phone And Fax Number We shall be expecting to receive your information as you have to stop any further communication with anybody or office. Thanks for your co-operation. BEST REGARDS, Martins Cole CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA CC: SENATE PRESIDENT CC: ALL FOREIGN PAYMENT OFFICES CC: BOARD OF DIRECTORS [CBN] CC: ACCOUNTANT GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION