This email with the subject "Fwd: IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT APPROVAL." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 23 Aug 2008 12:22:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was firstname.lastname@example.org (Missy), although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE,VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS-NIGERIA [OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR] FROM THE DESK OF: PROFESSOR. CHARLES. C. SOLUDO THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF CENTRAL BANK (CBN) REPLY TO this e-mail: (email@example.com) RE:IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT APPROVAL ON CONTRACT NO: FGN/NNPC/022996/CB/2001 Urgent Attention: 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 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 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 isUS$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. THANKS YOURS SINCERELY, PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN).