Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: Linda Roberson <>

This email with the subject "Fw: PAYMENT NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 01 Jun 2009 10:55:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was Linda Roberson <>, although it may have been spoofed.

----- Forwarded Message ----
Sent: Sunday, May 31, 2009 8:20:00 PM

Attn: Beneficiary,

I am, ENGR. Mohammed S Barkindo,THE New GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR, NIGERIAN NATIONAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION (NNPC) I wish to inform you that We have actually decided to investigate the unnecessary delay of your payment,recommended and approved claims for payment is certified as genuine in your favor.

During the course of our investigation,we discovered with dismay that your payment has been unnecessarily Delayed by corrupt officials of the Bank, who are Trying to divert your Fund into their private accounts,to forestall this, we have established security in the form of personal Identification number (PIN) and your transfer access code (T.A.C), this will enable only you have direct Control over this fund.

We have also agreed with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF)that, we will handle this payment ourselves to avoid the hopeless situation created by these corrupt Officials. We have obtained Payment Order for your Payment, from the World Bank and International Monetary Funds (IMF). We are happy to notify you that based on our recommendation/instructions; the payment of US$ 30.000.000 (THIRTY MILLION, DOLLARS) will be paid into your account from our Crude Oil Account via our overseas paying bank, in United States of America or United Kingdom.

You are therefore advice to contact this office immediately for the release of the payment. You should know that our main motive of contacting you is to remit the US$30, Million in to your bank account of your choice. NOTE: Kindly forward your private telephone/mobile number and fax number, so that we can open communication with you immediately; for more elaborate discussion and to avoid delay.

Awaits your timely response.