This email with the subject "IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF YOUR CONTRACT/INHERITANCE .... PAYMENT FILE...!!!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 05 Jan 2010 06:30:46 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
TELEGRAM: CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)
I wish to introduce myself to you; as the new Governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) I hereby send to you the information submitted by Mr. John Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd, with an application to receive the contract/Inheritance payment of (USD 12,500.000.00) on your behalf. Please as a matter of urgency, you are required to verify the following information and inform us if you are aware or know anything about this. 1. Did you instruct one Mr. John Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd.Hong-Kong, whose information's is below, to claim and receive thepayment on your behalf ? 2. Did you sign any "Deed of Assignment" in his favor thereby making him the current beneficiary with the following account details: AccountName: Indo-China Group Ltd, A/C #USD114-1025567-8, Bank Name: StandardChattered Bank, Hong Kong, Swift Code: SCBL 11K111.Finally, you are hereby advised to indicate to this honorable office with Immediate effect, if you are the person that instructed Mr. John Tsai to come for the claim of these funds, to enable me endorse for the final payment approval order on his behalf. You are also advice to stop further communication with the former Governor (Prof Charles C. Soludo) to avoid any delay in you receiving your overdue fund because the former Governor does not have access any more to our central system. Kindly call with the above Phone Number for more clarifications,+234-70-299-409-09 we wait to hear from you soonest, and be rest assured of our professional service. Yours Faithfully, Mr. Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi Executive Governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)