A Scam Email with the Subject "Re Your unpaid funds....... Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/010" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 07 Mar 2010 14:05:42 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA CORPORATE HEAD QUARTERS
TINUBU SQUARE, LAGOS
Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CBX/021/010
Re: YOUR IMMEDIATE CONTRACT PAYMENT, CONTRACT:AV /NNPC/FGN/MIN/010
WE APOLOGIES FOR THE DELAY OF YOUR PAYMENT AND ALL THE INCONVENIENCES WE MIGHT HAVE PUT YOU THROUGH, WHILE WE WERE HAVING SOME MINOR PROBLEMS WITH OUR PAYMENT SYSTEM WHICH IN ALL CASE NOT MEETING UP WITH FOREIGN PAYMENTS, WE APOLOGIES ONCE
FROM THE RECORDS OF OUTSTANDING CONTRACTORS DUE FOR PAYMENT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA, YOU?RE NAME AND COMPANY
WAS DISCOVERED AS NEXT ON THE LIST OF THE (13) OUTSTANDING CONTRACTORS WHO HAVE NOT YET RECEIVED THEIR PAYMENTS DURING THE
(8)YEARS TENURE OF THE PREVIOUS ADMINISTRATION IN OFFICE PLEASE BEARS WITH US FOR MAKING THE INITIAL CONTACT THROUGH EMAIL.
MEANWHILE, A WOMAN CAME TO MY OFFICE A FEW DAYS AGO WITH A LETTER, CLAIMING TO BE YOUR TRUE REPRESENTATIVE. HERE IS HER
NAME ANNE ROBINSON
BANK NAME: CITIBANK, ARIZONA, USA.
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 6503809008.
ROUT # : 322271627
SWIFT CODE #: WMSBUS66
ADDRESS:1723 PALMDALE BULV.
PALMDALE CA. 93550
PLEASE, DO RECONFIRM TO THIS OFFICE, AS A MATTER OF URGENCY IF THIS WOMAN IS FROM YOU SO THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL NOT BE
HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYING INTO THE WRONG ACCOUNT NAME IF THIS WOMAN IS NOT YOUR REP, YOU ARE REQUESTED TO FILL AND SEND THIS
INFORMATIONS FOR VERIFICATIONS PURPOSES SO THAT YOUR FUND VALUED ($10.7 MILLION) US DOLLARS WILL BE REMITTED INTO YOUR NOMINATED
KINDLY RE-CONFIRM TO ME THE FOLLOWINGS:
1) YOUR FULL NAME
2) PHONE, FAX AND MOBILE
3) COMPANY NAME, POSITION AND ADDRESS.
4) PROFESSION, AGE AND MARITAL STATUS.
5) WORKING I?D/INT'L PASSPORT.
AS SOON AS THIS INFORMATION IS RECEIVED, YOUR PAYMENT WILL BE MADE TO YOU IN A ATM CARD OR WIRED TO YOUR NOMINATED
BANK ACCOUNT DIRECTLY FROM A COMMERCIAL BANK HERE IN NIGERIA.
THIS IS THE SECOND QUARTER PAYMENT OF THE YEAR. HOWEVER; WE SHALL PROCEED TO ISSUE ALL PAYMENTS DETAILS TO THE SAID MRS.ANNE
ROBINSON, IF WE DO NOT HEAR FROM YOU WITHIN THE NEXT THREE WORKING DAYS FROM TODAY.
I wish to inform you now that the square peg is now in square hole and can be voguish for that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter. As soon as the above information are received, your payment will be Made available to you via an international ATM card, or wire transfer to your nominated bank account from central bank of Nigeria.
Mallam Sanusi Lamido Aminu,
OF CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN)