This email with the subject "Our Ref: CBN/GO/0X012/08." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 01 Sep 2008 08:46:41 -0400 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was Michael <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
Our Ref: CBN/GO/0X012/08. DEAR CONTRACTOR/BENEFICIARY AFTER A SERIOUS THOUGHT, I DECIDED TO REACH YOU DIRECTLY AND PERSONALLY BECAUSE I DO NOT HAVE ANYTHING AGAINST YOU, BUT YOUR PARTNERS. I AM THE DIRECTOR OF WIRE TRANSFER/TELEX DEPARTMENT OF THE CENTRAL BANK OFFSHORE DEPARTMENT, SOME TIME IN THE PAST YOUR PARTNERS APPROACHED ME THROUGH A FRIEND OF MINE WHO WORKS WITH ONE OF THE MINISTRIES HERE AND REQUESTED THAT I ASSIST THEM CONCLUDE A MONEY TRANSFER DEAL AND WE ALL AGREED. ACCORDING TO THEM, THEY WANTED TO USE THIS STRATEGY TO TRANSFER A HUGE AMOUNT OF US DOLLARS WHICH THEY ACCUMULATED THROUGH INFLATED CONTRACT AWARDS AND THE MONEY HAS BEEN FLOATING IN THE (CBN) SINCE THE ORIGINAL CONTRACTORS/BENEFICIARY'S HAS BEEN FULLY PAID, SO THEY WANTED TO USE YOUR ACCOUNT TO TRANSFER THE SURPLUS OUT OF THE COUNTRY. WE AGREED THAT ONCE I DO THIS, THEY WOULD GIVE ME US$100,000.00 AND GIVE ME ANOTHER US$100,000.00 WHEN I RELEASED THE FUND TO YOUR ACCOUNT. WHEN THEY SAW THAT I HAVE DONE THAT AND YOUR NAME HAS BEEN APPROVED AMONG THE LIST OF THOSE TO BE PAID, INSTEAD OF GIVING ME THE AGREED DEPOSIT OF US$100,000.00, THEY STARTED AVOIDING ME AND RESORTED TO THREATS. I IMMEDIATELY DELETED THEIR NAME AMONG THE LIST OF THOSE TO BE PAID BECAUSE OF MY POSITION, AND RELEASE OTHER CONTRACTORS/BENEFICIARY FUND WITHOUT YOURS. THEY BECAME ANGRY THE MORE WHEN THEY SAW THAT THEIR PLAN DID NOT WORK AND STARTED BRIBING OTHER OFFICIALS TO GET ANOTHER APPROVAL TO TRANSFER THE MONEY TO YOU WITHOUT SUCCESS. APPROVALS ARE FREE, IS IT NOT FUNNY THAT A ONTRACTOR/BENEFICIARY IS BEING ASKED TO PAY FOR APPROVAL WHILE HIS MILLIONS IS HERE WITH US? I AM 100% RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DELAY AND OBSTRUCTIONS BECAUSE OF THEIR BREACH OF CONTRACT. IF YOU DOUBT WHAT I HAVE JUST TOLD YOU, PAY ANY AMOUNT THEY WILL ASK YOU TO PAY NOW, AFTER A SHORT TIME THEY WILL COME UP WITH ANOTHER REASON TO PAY AGAIN AND IT GOES ON AND ON. NOW IF YOU WANT US TO WORK TOGETHER, THESE ARE MY CONDITIONS. (I) I WILL HAVE 40% OF THE MONEY BECAUSE IT IS ONLY THE TWO OF US LEFT FOR NOW. (II) YOU WILL ASSIST ME TO OPEN AN ACCOUNT IN YOUR COUNTRY OR ANY OTHER PLACE OF MY CHOICE WHERE I WILL TRANSFER IN MY OWN SHARE WHEN WE FINALIZE THE TRANSACTION AND YOU CONFIRM THE FUND INTO YOUR ACCOUNT. (III) AS YOU HAVE SEEN, IT WILL BE USELESS AND MERE WASTE OF MONEY IF YOU CONTINUE WITH ANY OTHER PERSON, SO WE WILL CONCLUDE THE TRANSACTION WITH UTMOST SECRECY AND CONFIDENTIALITIES. IF THESE CONDITIONS ARE ACCEPTABLE TO YOU, CONTACT ME AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO LET US FINALIZE ALL THE ARRANGEMENT AND FINALIZE THIS DEAL IMMEDIATELY WITHOUT ANY FURTHER DELAY. FINALLY, I HAVE MADE UP MY MIND TO SETTLE DOWN IN CALIFORNIA USA, WHEN WE FINALIZE THIS DEAL AND I HAVE STARTED MAKING ARRANGEMENT WITH SOME REAL ESTATE AGENT TO LOOK FOR A HOUSE FOR SALE. I LOOK FORWARD TO HAVE A VERY GOOD BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU NOW AND IN THE FUTURE. BEST REGARDS. MR.MICHAEL OSA. DIRECTOR, WIRE TRANSFER/TELEX DEPT. CENTRAL BANK OFFSHORE DEPT. If you are not the intended recipient of this mail please delete because transferring it to a third party is unlawful. ---------------------------------------------------------------- This message was sent using IMP, the Internet Messaging Program.