A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR FINAL PAYMENT APPROVAL FROM THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Mon, 24 Sep 2007 17:41:59 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "REV. STEVE ANTHONY" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CGX/NNPC/021/07
YOUR IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT NOTIFICATION Greetings; Respected Contractor, Apologies, for the delay of your contract payment and all the inconveniences and inflict that we might have indulge you through. Apparently,we are having problems with our payment system, which is inexplicable, and it has held us isolated and indolent, not having the aspiration to devote our 100% assiduity in authorizing foreign contract payments. During the auditing of all financial records of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the beginning of this payment quarter of 2007, it was discovered from the records of our foreign contractors/inheritance (CONTRACTOR'S PAYOUT) due for payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria in the past that your name and company is next on the list of those who will be receiving their fund. Also note that from the record in our file, your outstanding contract payment is US$25.7 million dollars (Twenty five million seven hundred thousand united states dollars) but US$15 million dollars has been approved for contractor's payout, and will be transferred immediately to you to you. It is mandatory that any mails should be forwarded to the officer in-charge of your fund on: (email@example.com), and also re-confirm to us your: 1) Your full name. 2) Contact address 3) Phone, fax and mobile #. 4) Profession, age and marital status. 5) Company name, position and address. So that we will know if this is inline with what you have in your record toenable this office proceed and finalize your fund remittance without further delays. Thanks for your good understanding, hope to have your response shortly. Yours truly, Rev. Steve Anthony Director of Foreign Debt Allocation Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)