A Scam Email with the Subject "CENTRAL BANK OF BENIN YOUR OUTSTANDING PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 06 Oct 2006 19:19:39 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was jude <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
BANQUE CENTRALE DES ETATS DE L’AFRIQUE DE L’OUEST (BCEAO) CENTRAL BANK OF WEST AFRICA (BCEAO) Agence principale de Cotonou Avenue Jean Paul I Cotonou, BP 325 Cotonou, Benin Republic. Telex : 5211 BCEAO COTONOU, Direct line +229 93473060 Our Ref: BR/102/0005B/06 ATTN: (SoleBeneficiary) RE: PAYMENT OF $10.7M ON CONTRACT REF: BR/102/0005B/06 Citing your reference for the release and payment of $10,700,000.00 with Ref: BR/102/0005B/06 and Foreign Exchange Allocation Number BMF-52114 as it appears on our payment schedule 1st quarter 2006; be informed that approval has been given to effect the transfer of the above sum in your favour.
payment with the Government of Benin Republic, your name and company was discovered as next on the list of the outstanding Payments who have not yet 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 utstanding part payment is US$10,700,000.00 (Ten million seven hundred thousand united states dollars). Kindly 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 information is received, your payment will be made to you in a Certified Bank Draft or wired to your nominated bank account directly from CENTRAL BANK OF WEST AFRICA (BCEAO). You can mail me on my direct mail address: email@example.com Regards, Prof James Patrick Director of Foreign Operations. CENTRAL BANK OF WEST AFRICA (BCEAO) Direct line +229 93473060 CENTRAL BANK OF BENIN YOUR OUTSTANDING PAYMENT