A Scam Email with the Subject "Sir, did you sent somebody from Switzerland Mr. schemirlat and some Nigeria representatives to the B" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 05 Dec 2009 03:55:38 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "FEDERAL EXECTIVE COUNCIL"<email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
ATTN: BENEFICIARY, INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND UNITED NATION IMFUN INVESTIGATION DEPARTMENT CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR TELEX/REMITTANCE DEPT. Tinubu Square, Lagos-Nigeria. LETTER OF ENQUIRY ON CONTRACT PAYMENT We write to enquiry from you if you have sent somebody from Switzerland Mr. schemirlat and some Nigeria representatives to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to make claim on your behalf. Today at about 10:00am Nigeria time, Mr. Schemirlat and your Nigeria representatives came to the Bank saying that you have sent them to make claim on your behalf on your contract funds. I initially instructed for the release of the fund to them as they came with all obligatory documents, but on cross checking your contract file. I discovered that the Bank Account Number they presented was different from your own bank account that’s make us to suspect them, this is a serious matter in the bank now and we have given a mandate to release this fund to you by the Presidency, by appointed a new IMF Officer, Mr. Tom Dawson, Now we have requested them to forward a Power of Attorney from you, informing the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) of the change in account number. This they could not produce immediately. I have asked them to come back in two days time, this is to enable us contact you and verify how genuine these men are to you, though they promised to produce the Power of Attorney on their next visit to the bank. I have deemed is necessary to contact you and ascertain the true position in other to avoid remitting these funds into a wrong account. Could you please contact the appointed manager above through his fax/ telephone number confirm matters before we start taking Legal Action, but if they are from you, kindly give the Power of Attorney for the payment of the contract funds into the Switzerland account US AG Banking Switzerland. You should note that by the authorities of the Presidency, and in line with the enabling decree of Act Section 512 &No 8220, A No 8221, in Consultation with the relevant bodies the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) The National Economic Intelligence Committee (NEIC) and the Federal Ministry of Finance (FMF), we have resolved that all overdue contract payments be released this half in absolute obedience to the I.M.F and World Bank Mandatory Condition ties of service to our Foreign Capital Debts. Based on this, this office has been mandated by the Presidency to handle all payments due to Foreign Beneficiaries. You should therefore disregard any correspondence that you may have or may come to you from any other department. Please assist us to expedite action immediately you receive this message now, I will be in the office waiting for your anticipating prompt response and co-operation. Yours faithfully, Dr. Ernest Ebi DIRECTOR, TELEX / REMITTANCE DEPT. CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)