This email with the subject "Review Inheritance/Contract Payment!" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 28 Feb 2010 05:48:37 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) ZARIA STREET, GARKI 11, ABUJA NIGERIA P.M.B 0187, GARKI, ABUJA. Direct Line: 234-809 755 0569 ATTN: Honourable Contractor/Beneficiaries RE: IMMEDIATE/OVER-DUE CONTRACT PAYMENT (CONTRACT #: AV/NNPC/FGN/MIN/009) We write to inform you that we have been authorized by the international community in conjunction with the World Bank (WB) to investigate the unnecessary delay of your outstanding contract payment. We have also been empowered to recommend and approve your claims for payment if certified as genuine. During the course of our investigation, we discovered with dismay that your payment has been unnecessarily delayed by some corrupt passed Governor of central bank of Nigeria Prof Chukwuma C. Soludo and others officials of the banks who are trying to divert the beneficiaries' fund into their private accounts. To forestall this, security for your funds has been organized and for the safety of your funds we have been specifically advised to release this payment to you either by a telegraphic transfer into your designated account. We have also agreed with the World Bank (WB). International monetary fund (IMF) that we will make this payment via the central bank of Nigeria to avoid the hopeless situation created by the officials of the previous banks. This was as a result of disappointment and fraudulent attitude discovered from some illicit individuals and officials in Nigeria and overseas (offshore). In this regard, we hereby inform you to dis-continue of various offices, agencies, ministries, parastatals and personalities that have been used and abused by the numerous corrupt officials and impersonators to extort money illegally from beneficiaries in pretence as the officials to release their over-due payment. we are happy to inform you that based on our recommendation your outstanding contract fund Ten Million, Five Hundred thousand United States Dollars ($US10.5M) would been credited in your favor in our accredited bank's account. Kindly re-confirm to me the followings: and indicate your preferred mode of payment. (1) Your full name. (2) Phone, fax and mobile #. (3) Company’s name, position and address. (4) Profession, age and marital status. (5) Copy of int'l passport or any scanned identity to prove you. As soon as the above mentioned details are received, your payment will be transfer to you via telegraphic wire transfer into your nominated bank account. Yours sincerely, Dr. Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi Executive Governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Direct phone number: +234-809 755 0569.