A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR CONTRACT PAYMENT APPROVAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 22 Aug 2008 05:32:48 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Mr.Matty Allen" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
YOUR CONTRACT PAYMENT APPROVAL
Assistant Executive Governor.....
FROM THE DESK OF:Mr.Matty Allen
THE ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF CENTRAL BANK (CBN)
HEADOFFICE: TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS, NIGERIA
CONTRACT PAYMENT APPROVAL ON CONTRACT NO: FGN/NNPC/022996/CB/2008
We apologies for the delay of your payment and all the inconveniences and inflict that we might have indulge you through. However, we were having some minor problems with our payment system, which is inexplicable and have held us
stranded and indolent, not having the aspiration to devote our 100% assiduity in accrediting foreign contract Payments.
We apologize once again.From the records of utstandingcontractors 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 whole and can be voguish for 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 US$10,700,000.00 (Ten Million seven
hundred thousand United States dollars).
Kindly re-confirm to me the followings:
1) Your full name and address
2) Phone, fax and mobile #.
3) Company name, position and address:
4) Profession, age and marital status.
5) Working d/Int'l passport(if any).
As soon as this information is received, your payment will be wired to your nominated bank account directly from our onshore bank of settlement.Thanks for your good understanding, hope to have your response shortly.
Assistant Executive Governor
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)