A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR PAYMENT APPROVAL" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 20 Mar 2007 16:32:40 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "umar matu" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTENTION:- DEAR CONTRACTOR,
THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENCY AND THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA HAVE APPROVED YOUR PAYMENT.
AND THEY HAVE RESOLVED THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR PAYMENT THROUGH A CERTIFIED BANK DRAFT TO BE
ISSUED IN YOUR NAME.THE PRESIDENT IS HANDLING THIS PAYMENT HIMSELF THROUGH OUR OFFICE AND THE
GOVERNMENT REGRET ANY PROBLEM THE DELAY OF YOUR PAYMENT MIGHT HAVE CAUSED YOU.
YOUR ARE HEREBY REQUIRED TO SEND THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR THE ISSUING AND DELIVERING
OF YOUR DRAFT PAYMENT. 1.FULL NAME. 2.YOUR COMPLETE ADDRESS FOR DELIVERY.THE PRESIDENCY HAS
DECIDED TO MAKE A PART PAYMENT OF $20,000,000,000(TWENTY MILLION) BY THIS QUARTER AND THE BALANCE
WILL BE PAID TO YOU BY THE NEXT QUARTER.GET BACK TO ME IMMEDIATELY YOU RECEIVE THIS MESSAGE AND
RECONFIRM YOUR PRIVATE PHONE NUMBER FOR VERBAL DIRECTIVES.
MR MATU UMAR
Foreign Operations Department
Central Bank of Nigeria