A Scam Email with the Subject "CONFIRM ACCOUNT OWNERSHIP/CALL ME" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 16 Mar 2009 13:09:00 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
FOREIGN CONTRACT PAYMENT UNIT
FIRST QUARTER PAYMENT PROGRAMME
We are pleased to inform you that despite all problems associated with the release of your long over due payment the Government of Nigeria (Presidency) has today deemed it necessary to grant you an irrevocable approval for the release of your funds.
And have without delay issued out your payment authorization/references to this office, the Central Bank of Nigeria for immediate actions.
RE:FILE NO: CBN/CBX910/055/XX
ALLOCATION NO: FGN/FACT/0071462/085
PAYMENT CODE: CXLXFGN/3348/W11/2009
SEQUENCE NO: PPP /3348/09
You are to confirm this account details account below before we effect the transfer because we shall not be held liable for any wrong payment.
Bank: BANCO ESTADO DE CHILE
SWIFT CODE: BECHCLRM
ALAMEDA195, SANTIAGO , CHILE
MR. JOHN TSAI
Be reminded that your immediate response to this mail will be a very big credit to you. And all other correspondence shall be by this mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org)
You are urgently required to contact this office and confirm the above references the information below:
YOUR FULL NAME AND ADDRESS
YOUR PRIVATE TEL/FAX NUMBERS
YOUR RECEIVING BANK COORDINATES for immediate release of your fund.
While we apologize for the delay and what it must have caused your Company and its Vendors, we equally thank you for working with the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Call me on my direct telephone number as thus +234 8051088654 for further clarification.
Professor Charles C. Soludo
Executive Governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)