This email with the subject "Diplomatic Courier Service" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 13 Dec 2008 06:13:31 -0500 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was PROF CHARLES C SOLUDO <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA TINUBU SQUARE VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS NIGERIA OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR CBN PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO, CONTRACT PAYMENT RELEASE: #: MAV/NNPC/FGN/MIN/008, Swift Code: BPH KPL PK, FOREIGN PAYMENT DEPARTMENT CBN, Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/04 IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT NOTIFICATION We have this 13th of December 2008 received a payment credit instruction from the federal Government of Nigeria to credit your account with your full contract funds of $10,500,000.00 US dollars from the Nigerian reserve account with our bank. This is to notify you that your funds have been programmed for immediate release into your nominated bank account but we can not transfer this fund direct to your nominated bank account,because we are having a little problem withInternational Monetary Fund (IMF) so our method of payment is by Diplomatic Courier Service. Be informed that every arrangement regarding your cash payment through diplomatic services has been made, note that your funds have been packaged like a consignment.And the Diplomatic Agency has to move down to your Country in order to deliver the Consignment to your door step. You have to help the diplomats to get (The Clearance Certificate in your Airport) so that the customs and immigration will not stop them in 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 informed that as soon as the diplomats obtain the above name certificate they will deliver the Consignment to your door step. This consignment have been registered with FBI and there is no course for alarm because this is the best way that you can get your fund without any problem due to the numerous scam activities on the internet, it is not safe to sen one bank information anymore, so that is why we choose this method to effect your contract payment through a consignment and you are advice to provide all information so that there will not be any further delay in your payment. We are sorry for the delays in your contract payment please bear with us.However, you are to reconfirm to us the following information so that the consignment does not go to the wrong person. Your Full Name: ______________________________ Your Complete Address:________________________ Name of City of Residence:____________________ Country:______________________________________ Direct Telephone Number:______________________ Mobile Number:________________________________ AGE :_________________________________________ Fax Number:___________________________________ Occupation: ________________________________ Nearest airport:______________________________ Note that as soon as the diplomatic arrive to your country they will give you a call immediately to enable you help them to get (Clearance Certificate). Also all documents will be released to you to protect you from any branch of the law. Note that this payment will commence immediately I receive your information. This is to remind you that they have a transit to London and finally to arrive at your Country as the last destination on their diplomatic travel route this week. Yours in service, PROFESSOR CHARLES C. SOLUDO, EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)