A Scam Email with the Subject "YOUR CONTRACT PAYMENT FUNDS RELEASE.." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 02 Feb 2010 12:30:19 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "DIRECTOR SANUSI LAMIDO"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT CORPORATE HEAD QUARTERS TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS PROF CHARLES SOLUDO FOREIGN REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT CENTRAL BANK NIGERIAOur Ref: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/07 EMAILemail@example.com IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT NOTIFICATION ATTENTION; We apologies, for the delay of your payment and all the inconveniences and inflict that we might have indulge you through. However, we were having some minor problems with our payment system,which is inexplicable, and have held us stranded and indolent, not having the aspiration to devote our 100% assiduity in accrediting foreign contract payments. We apologies once again.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. Also note thatfrom my record in my file your outstanding contract payment is USD$10.7million dollars(Ten million seven hundred thousand united states dollars). Please re-confirm to me if this is inline with what you have in your record and also re-confirm to me the followings for record verification and proper documentation to avoid future embarassment. 1) Your full name. 2) Phone, fax and mobile #. 3) Company name, position and address. 4) Profession , age and marital status. 5) Identification I.D As soon as this informations are received, your payment will be made to you in acertified bank draft from central bank of Nigeria and a copy will be given to you for you to take to your bank and confirm it. YOURS SINCERELY, SANUSI LAMIDO AMINU, GOVERNOR, CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN). NOTE: RESPONSE SHOULD BE MADE ON THIS EMAILfirstname.lastname@example.org FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA