This email with the subject "OFFICE OF THE SENATE HOUSE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 30 Apr 2009 17:40:01 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was david mark <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE SENATE HOUSE <*xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN PAYMENT
(RESOLUTION PANEL ON CONTRACT PAYMENT)
Our Ref: FGN /SNT/STB Your ref:
Be informed that all the fees you are supposed to pay before receiving your contract /Inheritance fund have been waived off. You are to contact ASS.DEPUTY GOVERNOR DR.ERNEST EBI (CBN) at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on his Mobile Number +234 1 21948292 only for your (processing fee) and he will transfer your contract fund to you immediately. No other charges accept the processing fee. Your PASSCODE is: xxxxxxxxxx( Fund Transfer confirmation same day). You are free to make your inquiries regarding to that.
You have no other payment to make except the processing fee. Your Payment will be through Electronic Telegraphic Transfer. No need of calling any solicitor/Official Again of moving to federal ministry of finance or any other authority for your payment.
This is newly introduced system of payment by the Central Bank of Nigeria to avoid experiences of incessant Fraud, illegal extortion of money from Contractors and to enhance transparency. This will also help you not to be deceived by any person telling you that your funds will be delivered to you at your doorstep through a diplomatic courier company. This has been widely warned in the internet but people are still falling victim.
WHEN YOUR FUND IS TRANSMITTED, DR.ERNEST EBI WILL INFORM YOU AND YOU APPLY THE PASSCODE AS DIRECTED AND INSTANTLY, YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE CREDITED AND YOU MOVE TO YOUR BANK. You will only apply the pass code when you have paid your processing fee because for now, it is still invalid until your fund is transmitted.
If you pay your processing fee, your pass code will be authenticated and gets validated thereby transmitting your funds to the newly introduced system of payment by the Central Bank of Nigeria and you can then make the transfer by yourself using the guideline.
You can try the guideline as an instance,* With your digital telephone dial our bank access code: 234770909 it will request your Bank Account number press #, at a voice prompt enter your pass code and press # and you will be credited. (This will automatically work if your pass code is valid) BUT TRY IT NOW AND NOTE THAT PASSCODE IS STILL INVALID. This is very simple just contact Dr Ernest Ebi and make sure you keep your pass code secret to avoid interception.
Contact me if there is any delay from the so called gentleman in charge.
Note that when contacting DR.ERNEST EBI you are advised to provide the information’s below:
Valid Telephone Number:
Be informed that so many unauthorized individuals do parade themselves as our officials and impose bogus bills on our contractors with their syndicates home and abroad. Take precautionary measure henceforth. You have been notified.
Please call for more information.
We are waiting, Have a nice day.
SENATOR DAVID MARK
(Federal Republic of Nigeria)