A Scam Email with the Subject "FROM THE DESK OF THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 13 Mar 2007 06:48:16 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "alee hope" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA(CBN)
ATTN: Our Reliable Client.YOUR IMMEDIATE
CONTRACTPAYMENT .CONTRACT#:MAV/NNPC/FGN/MIN/009.Our records of outstanding contractors due for payment, with the federal government of Nigeria, Your name was discovered as next on the list of the outstanding contractors who have not received their payments. I am Prof. Charles C. Soludo. The executive governor Central Bank Of Nigeria(CBN) I want you to know that your payment is valid and maintained with us here. I have ensured that you receive your fund through an International Certified Bank Draft, ATM Card OR through Banking Wiring Transfer, acceptable and payable to you.
I can not vividly explain how this payment was generated / occured to you, but i was informed before I resumed my humble office in the month of December 2006 that a contract with the federal government was executed in your favor by a foreign contractor, who at the point of execution did not receive his payments. Coupled with the fact that the computer departments of the Central Bank was burnt down some months ago before I resumed this humble office, and all available informations as regards your informations that was dropped by the foreign contractor was missing as well.
I wish to inform you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. Also note that from my record in my file your outstanding contract payment is $15.7 million dollars (Fifteen million seven hundred thousand united states dollars).
Please re-confirm to me if this is inline with what you have in your record and also re-confirm to me the followings
1) Your full name.
2) Phone, fax and mobile #.
3) Company name, position and address.
4) Profession, age and marital status.
As soon as this informations are received, your payment will be made to you in a certified bank draft from central bank of Nigeria . You must call me on my direct number as soon as you receive this letter for a serious discussion with me and also get back to me at once
Prof. Charles c. Soludo.
Executive governor, central bank of Nigeria (CBN).