A Scam Email with the Subject "IMMEDIATE PAYMENT RELEASE BY CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 30 May 2008 08:04:53 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Dr. Mattew Oko <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF DR.MATTEW OKO PRESIDENT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP, NIGERIA COUNTRY OFFICE (NGOF), PLOT 813,LAKE CHAD CRESCENT,MAITAMA DISTRICT ABUJA,NIGERIA. Email:email@example.com Direct Tel: 234-80280-653-86. Attn: Beneficiary, RE: IMMEDIATE PAYMENT RELEASE BY CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT According to the disbursement agreement existing between World Bank/International Monetary Fund and African Development bank, we have been advised through the approvals of the United Nations in Nigeria to release to you, your fund Payment by Certified Bank Draft from Our bank, under the authorization of the presidency and Federal Ministry of Finance. Your Draft valued $3.5USD (part payment) has 30 days validity period and shall be expired for cancellation if not collected before date. The Draft has been approved for payment under three (3) Standard Collection Basis; (1) We have the honor to invite you to our bank information Center in Lagos to enable you pick the Draft with prove of ownership (Original copy of your Payment Clearance Order) and upon settlement of our Bank Administrative charges. Representatives not honored. (2) We can in alternative arrange to dispatch your Draft to your mailing address. In this direction, you shall bear the cost of the Draft shipment to your destination through our Bankers Courier Service Agents as we cannot guarantee you of our assistance to ship the Draft Consignment to you at our own expense. On the same note, you shall regularize the payment of our Bank Administrative charges prior to the shipment of your Draft. (3) We can arrange to deposit your Value Draft with our Bank upon your intention to operate a Domiciliary Account Balance with us to enable us deposits your Draft in your own account with our bank. Upon this arrangement, we shall forward to you our Account Registration Form to enable you fill in and attach your Passport with other information and thereafter forward same to us for approvals. After your account has been approved, you will be required to activate your account with a minimum Cash Deposit to make your Account operational in order to accommodate the volume of Fund Deposit (Draft) since the draft cannot be deposited on a Zero Account. All your Account Information including an ADB CASH@YOUR SERVICE CARD will be forwarded to you. after registration to enable you access your account from your location. As soon as you make your intentions known to us in this particular option, we will immediately dispatch to you our Bank Official Prospectus enclosed with our Account Balance Registration Form to enable you fill in and return to us for approval. We shall stop further communications with you on your failure or inability to respond positively to our instructions which may precipitate the expiration of your Draft, thereby making it prone to cancellation. It is our sincere obligations to offer you our satisfactory services. Thanks for your kind understanding, while looking forward hearing from you. Yours sincerely, Dr. Mattew Oko (Bsc, Msc, PhD, OFR) President African Development Bank