This email with the subject "ATTENTION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 11 Apr 2009 09:53:34 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "REV.JOHN CLIFFORD"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Federal Republic of Nigeria
162, Wusa Road, Gakki Zone II
Abuja - Nigeria.
Our records of outstanding contractors due for payment, with the federal government of Nigeria, Your name was discovered as next on the list of the outstanding contractors who have not received their payments. I am Rev.John Clifford Minister of Financeof Central bank(CBN) I want you to know that your payment is valid and maintained with us here. I have ensured that you receive your fund through an ATM DEBIT Card
I can not vividly explain how this payment was generated /occurred to you, but after the meeting with central bank I was informed before I resumed my humble office in the month of may 2004 that a contract with the federal government was executed in your favour by a foreign contractor, who at the point of execution did not receive his payments, Coupled with the fact that the computer departments of the central bank was burnt down some months ago,and all available information as regards your information that was dropped by the foreign contractor was missing as well.
Right Now We going to Arranged Your Payment Through Our Swift Card Payment Centers, That Is The Latest Instruction From Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)
I wish to inform you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Also note that from my record in my file, your outstanding contract payment is $4.5 million dollars ( Four million Five hundred thousand united states dollars)
This Card Center Will Send To You An ATM DEBIT Card Which You Will Use To Withdraw Your Money In Any ATM Machine In Any Part Of The World you are going, So If You Like To Receive Your Fund In This Way, Please Let Us Know By Contacting Us Back And Also Send The Following Information As Listed Below.
1) Your full name=
2) Phone, fax and mobile=
3) Attach Copy Of Your Identification=
4) Profession, age and marital status=
5) Bank Details=
Also For Your Information, You Have To Stop Any Further Communication With Any Other Person (S) Or Office(S) To Avoid Any Hitches In Receiving Your Payment.
Note= That Because Of Impostors, We Hereby Issued You Our Code Of Conduct, Which Is (ATM-44) So You Have To Indicate This Code When Contacting The Card CenterBy Using It As Your Subject.
You are only going to take care of the delivery charge to your door step.
Rev. John Clifford
Minister of Finance