This email with the subject "Attention: Beneficiary" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 28 Feb 2008 09:58:18 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mrs Vivian" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA Attention: Beneficiary, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on +2348080822554 only for your processing fee and he will transfer your contract fund to you immediately. No other charges except the processing fee. Your PASSCODE is: 999-035-2655 ( Fund Transfer confirmation same day).Listen you are free to make your inquiries regarding to this proposal with any licensed and reliable authorities but do not make your inquiries with any individual or unlicensed parastastals to avoid giving out the governors contacts informations to fraudsters.His contact telephone number will be given to you as you requested for it. 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 passcode 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 passcode will be authenticated and gets valid 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: 23414742705 it will request your Bank Account number as soon as your passcode is valid then press #, at a voice prompt enter your passcode and press # and you will be credited. (This will automatically work if your passcode 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 passcode secret to avoid interception. Contact me if there is any delay from the so called gentleman incharge. Any other contact or payment you make apart from the processing fee is at your own risk. 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. Yours faithfully, Mrs. Vivian Douglass. % ASST.ACCOUNTANT GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION.