This email with the subject "URGENT ATTENTION TO YOU." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 23 Jul 2007 20:40:42 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was barropuga_victor <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
FOREIGN INVESTIGATION PAYMENT DEPARTMENT COMMITEE. ANTI-FRAUD UNIT, 4TH FLOOR MARYLAND, LAGOS NIGERIA. FROM THE DESK OF: OPUGA VICTOR, LEGAL ADVICER TO THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA REPUBLIC. PAYMENT INVESTIGATING UNIT. FROM THE RECORDS OF OUTSTANDING PAYMENT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA, YOUR NAME WAS DISCOVERED AS NEXT ON THE LIST OF THE OUTSTANDING BENEFICIARIES WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED THEIR PAYMENTS. 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 PAYMENT IS US$10.5M, (TEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND UNITED STATES DOLLARS ONLY) PLEASE RE-CONFIRM TO ME IF THIS IS ONLINE 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) BANK ACCOUNT INFORMATION SUCH AS YOUR BANK NAME, ACCOUNT NUMBER, SWIFT CODE AND BANK TELEPHONE AND FAX NUMBERS, BANK ADDRESS. AS SOON AS THIS INFORMATIONÂ€™S ARE RECEIVED, YOUR PAYMENT WILL BE MADE TO YOU IN A BANK TO BANK WIRE TRANSFER FROM CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA AND A COPY OF YOUR TRANSFER SLIP WILL BE GIVEN TO YOU FOR YOU TO TAKE TO YOUR BANK FOR CONFIRMATION. YOURS SINCERELY, OPUGA VICTOR. LEGAL ADVISER (CBN)