A Scam Email with the Subject ""ATM CARD PAYMENT"" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Wed, 22 Aug 2007 07:23:28 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Central Bank of Nigeria." <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
"ATM CARD PAYMENT" ATTN:SIR/MADAM, This is to officially inform you that we have verified your unclaimed Contracts sum unclaimed Inheritance file and discovered reasons why you are yet to receive your payment. It is because of irregularities and implications discovered on your payment file by our technical experts in respect to your unclaimed Contract / unclaimed Inheritance payment requirements which have just been duly rectified. Meanwhile, we have been informed that you are still dealing with impostors and non-recommended officials in the Bank. Such acts must stop for security reasons if you wish to receive your payment. Since we have decided to bring a solution to your problem, right now we have arranged your payment through our ATM CARD as directed by our president, CHIEF UMAR MUSA YARADUA (GCFR) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Below is the ATM CARD Payment arrangement. The Swift Card center will send you an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw your money from any ATM machine/ pay point center in any part of the world, but the maximum is Six thousand dollars per day. An ATM Swift Card could also be customized and personalized to your withdrawal amount specification not exceeding US$5,000.00 only. Per day by the ATM Swift Card Center base on your request, but this is very optional. To receive your funds do contact the Card Payment Officer director telex department of CBN, DR USMAN BELLO.E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org ( usman- email@example.com ) Tel: 234-803-394-3084 Send the following information to the Card Payment Officer. 1) Your Full Name. 2) Your Current Postal Address. 3) Your Phone, Fax and Mobile phone numbers. 4) Total Amount Expecting. 5) Photocopy Of Your Passport. You are warned, on your own interest, stop any further communication with any institution or office claiming to have relevance to the payment of your Contract cum Inheritance Fund out? Side this office. Note: To avoid impersonation, you are hereby issued a code of conduct reference number, which is Cbn/atmscxx0x5x9x3x06. You must have to indicate this code when contacting the card center. Yours faithfully, MR FUNSHO WILLIAMS Tel: +234-1-764-1927 Central Bank of Nigeria (C.B.N.) For: Professor Charles .C. Soludo. Chairman Central Bank of Nigeria Board of Directors & Governor Central Bank of Nigeria.