This email with the subject "IRREVOCABLE RELEASE OF YOUR PAYMENT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 04 Sep 2007 04:31:30 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was CAPT.JAMES C.WILLIAMS <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
UNITED NATIONS (WORLD BANK ASSISTED PROGRAMME) DIRECTORATE OF INTERNATIONAL PAYMENT AND TRANSFERS. 870 UNITED NATIONS PLAZA 20-A NEW YORK NY 1001 WIRE TRANSFER/AUDIT U NIT Our Ref: WB/NF/UN/XX027 RE: IRREVOCABLE RELEASE OF YOUR PAYMENT Attn: We have actually been authorized by the presidency, Republic of Nigeria and the governing board of central bank of Nigeria to investigate the unnecessary delay of your payment, recommended and approve your claims for payment if certified as genuine. During the course of our investigation, we discovered with dismay that your payment has been unnecessarily Delayed by corrupt officials of the Bank who are Trying to divert your money into their private accounts,to forestall this, security checks has been conducted from the records of outstanding contractors due for payment with the federal government of Nigeria . Your name and company was discovered as next on the list of the outstanding contractors 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. Please re-confirm to me if this is inline with what you have in your record and also re-confirm to me the following for record verification and proper documentation to avoid future embarrassment, your direct contact info including your telephone, fax numbers and your full names and your amount as owed. CONTACT HER VIA EMAIL:email@example.com CONGRATULATIONS. CAPT. JAMES C. WILLIAMS UNITED NATIONS