Scam Emails Archive : Generic


From: JOHN ABOH <>

This email with the subject "PAYMENT UPDATE" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 12 Jan 2010 19:16:02 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.

The sender was JOHN ABOH <>, although it may have been spoofed.


Following the directives received from the Office of the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, as 
a result of petitions and counter petitions by foreign contractors over non-payment of their 
contract overdue and Accumulated money and over a huge sum of money seized and recovered from some 
Nigerian fraudsters.

First Bank Of Nigeria PLC has been mandated to verify the contractors and pay them their money and 
re-fund all the money recovered from the fraudsters to their respective owners. All Foreign Affairs 
Files has been handed over to our Bank for official use.

We cannot determine the actual amount to pay to most of the contractors and the victims of fraud 
because most of the transactions were long in the past. As a result of all these: The Federal 
Government of Nigeria and The Central Bank of Nigeria has approved the payment of US$7M 
(US$7,000,000) SEVEN MILLION US DOLLARS as compensation to all published beneficiaries.

Your email-address is among the enlisted beneficiaries published for proper verification and 
immediate payment. If you have undertaken a contract with Nigeria Government or with a Nigerian and 
the person has not pay your money to you or have lost money to Nigeria through fraud or you have 
any other way which you have lost money to Nigeria Please, reply to our mail for confirmation so 
that we can begin processing the payment of your money. The Federal Government and The Central Bank 
of Nigeria has directed our Bank; First Bank of Nigeria to Transfer your money to your custody.

I,John Aboh has been appointed by the Bank,s Management Authority to supervise this exercise. We 
will help you pay your money into your Bank Account. You will open a domiciliary account with our 
bank (First Bank of Nigeria) your money would be lodged into this domiciliary account and your 
money will be transferred directly to any bank of your choice in your country.

After the transfer, you will confirm your money in your bank account within 5-hours same day. No 
Cost of Transfer (COT) and no stoppage from any Government departments as the transfer will be done 
within the bank alone and it is very safe.

Confirm to me through this e-mail address: your:

Personal information;

Phone and Fax Number;

Bank Wire Transfer information,

where the money will be Transferred into.

Awaiting your quick response.

Yours truly,