This email with the subject "PAYMENT NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 31 Oct 2006 03:47:21 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.
The sender was Baker Cole <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
PAYMENT NOTIFICATION TINUBU SQUARE LAGOS
IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT/BENEFICIARY OF NEXT OF KIN During the auditing and closing of all financial records of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) it was discovered from the records of outstanding foreign contractors due for payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria in the year 2006 that your name and company is next on the list of those who will received their fund. I wish to officially notify 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 the record in our file, your outstanding contract payment is (Ten Million United States Dollars).Kindly re-confirm to me if this is inline with what you have in your records and also re-confirm the information below to enable this office proceed and finalize your fund remittance without further delays. 1) Your full name. 2) Phone, fax and mobile #. 3) Company name, position and address. 4) Profession, age and marital status. 5) A scanned copy of your int'l p/port/Drivers license for identification. As soon as the above information are received, your payment will be made available to you via our diplomatic agent ,whom will deliver your consignment to your doorstep for your confirmation. You should Send me an e-mail as soon as you receive this letter for further discussion and more clarification. Yours Sincerely, Mr. Baker Cole. Secretary to Executive Governor, Central Bank OF Nigeria (CBN )