This email with the subject "Payment Via Diplomatic Courier Service" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 12 Dec 2008 21:23:24 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was "PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO," <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT CORPORATE HEAD QUARTERS TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS
We have this month of DECEMBER, 2008 received a payment credit instruction from the office of the Presidency to credit your account with your full contract funds. T his is to notify you that you funds has been programmed for immediate release into your nominated account but we can not transfer this funds direct to your nominated bank account,because we are having a little problem with International Monetary Fund (IMF) so our method of payment is by Diplomatic Courier Service. Be inform that every arrangement regarding your cash payment through diplomatic services has been concluded, note that your funds have been package like a consignment.Be informing that the Diplomatic Agency has to move down to your Country in order to deliver the Consignment to your doorstep.Note that as soon as the Diplomatic arrive to your Country they will contact you immediately to enable you help them to get (Yellow Tag Clearance Certificate). You have to help the diplomats to get (Yellow Tag Clearance Certificate) so that the customs and immigration will not inspection your consignment box at the Airport , for security reason you are advice to follow the rules and regulation of the diplomats for easy collection of the consignment, you have to welcome the diplomatic agent, to enable them deliver the Consignment to you immediately, be inform that as soon as the diplomatic obtain the above name certificate they will deliver the Consignment to your door step. Baesd on this,I want you to Re-confirm the following information stated below immediately, so that as soon as the diplomatic arrive in State they will call you immediately to notify you. 1) YOUR FULL NAME: _________________ 2) YOUR COMPLETE ADDRESS : ______________________________ 3) NAME OF CITY OF RESIDENCE:_______________________________ 4) COUNTRY:____________________________________ 5) DIRECT TELEPHONE NUMBER:____________________________________ 6) MOBILE NUMBER:____________________________________ 7) OCCUPATION:________________________________ 8) PROFESSION, SEX, AGE AND MARITAL STATUS:_________________ 9) WORKING ID/INT'L PASSPORT:_________________ For us to consider you serious to receive your Cash Fund, Please respond urgently Regards, PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO, GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) EMAIL: email@example.com