Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: Arthur Luna <>

This email with the subject "Fw: YOUR ATM CARD PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 23 Apr 2009 22:56:11 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was Arthur Luna <>, although it may have been spoofed.

--- On Wed, 4/22/09, Central Bank Of Nigeria <> wrote:
From: Central Bank Of Nigeria <>
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2009, 4:04 PM

The Director of Operations
International Credit Settlement
Central Bank of Nigeria

Attn: Beneficiary.

We have been informed that your outstanding inheritance funds with the Federal
Government are yet to be received due to non-fulfillment of the legal required
obligations as approved in respect of your inheritance.
On this faithful reconciliation, we discovered that you've been dealing
with none officials of the bank and agencies on the attempt to secure the
release of your inheritance funds. We wish to bring to your notice that we are
neck deep to check this gross misconduct by this syndicates who slight down our
dignities to international communities. With the combine effort of the United
Nation Anti-crime commission to alleviate and redeem the image and past wounds
of some foreigners and firms who were defrauded of their money on the course of
trying to receive their payment.

The Federal Government is already compensating some individuals and firms with
substantial evidence that their money was false fully collected from them. The
sanity at present is $100,000 to each of those victims. "This is a
secret" We have decided to bring a solution to your own problem. Right now
we have arranged your payment through our swift card payment center Asia
pacific, which is the test instruction by the new elected president of Federal
Republic of Nigeria.

This card center will send you an Atm card which would be used to withdraw your
money from  any Atm machine in any part of the world, but the maximum is $2,500
Only per day, so if you would like to receive your fund this way let us know by
contacting the card payment center and also sending the following information:

1. Your full name
2. Phone and fax number
3. Address were you want them to send the ATM card to (P.O box not
4. Your age and current occupation

Steve Wales
Integrated payment department

The Atm card payment center has been mandated to issue US$8.300,000.00 to you
as part payment for this fiscal year 2008. Also for your information you have to
stop any further communication with any other person(s) or office(s). This is to
avoid any further problem in finalizing your payment. Email me back as soon as
you receive this email for further direction in this regard and update me on any
development from the above-mentioned office.

Note: that because of impostors, we hereby issued you our code of conduct,
which is (289-A1) so you have to indicate this code when contacting the card

(Mr Sadiq Alman)
Chief auditor to the president