A Scam Email with the Subject "NOTIFICATION OF PAYMENT VIA ATM CARD'" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 03 Oct 2010 21:45:12 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Sanusi Lamido governor of the central bank of Nigeria"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Dear Beneficiary, NOTIFICATION OF PAYMENT VIA ATM CARD This is to officially inform you that we have verified your contract file presently on my desk, and I found out that you have not received your payment due to your lack of co-operation and not fulfilling the obligations giving to you in respect to your contract payment. Secondly, you are hereby advised to stop dealing with some non-officials in the bank as this is an illegal act and will have to stop if you so wish to receive your payment immediately. After the Board of director\'s meeting held in Abuja,we have resolved in finding a solution to your problem.We have arranged your payment through our SWIFT CARD PAYMENT CENTER in Europe, America,Africa and Asia Pacific,This is part of an instruction/mandate passed by the Senate in respect to overseas contract payment and debt re-scheduling. We will send you an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw your money via ATM MACHINE in any part of the world,and the maximum daily limit is twenty thousand United States dollars($20,000.00). The foreign payment officer of the Central Bank Of Nigeria has been mandated to issue out uSD5.9MILLION as part payment for this fiscal year.if you like to receive your fund this way,Kindly reconfirm your (1) Your Full Name (2) Full residential address. (3) Phone And Fax Number (4) Occupation. We shall be expecting to receive your information as you have to stop any further communication with anybody or office on the net. Thanks for your co-operation. NOTE: THAT BECAUSE OF IMPOSTORS, WE HEREBY ISSUED YOU OUR CODE OF CONDUCT,WHICH IS (ATM=101) SO YOU HAVE TO INDICATE THIS CODE WHEN EVER YOU ARE CONTACTING US. BEST REGARDS, SANUSI LAMIDO SENATE PRESIDENT DIRECTORS FOR FOREIGN OPERATIONS. CC: SENATE PRESIDENT CC: ALL FOREIGN PAYMENT OFFICES CC: BOARD OF DIRECTORS [CBN] CC: ACCOUNTANT GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION.