A Scam Email with the Subject "TRANSFER CONFIRMATION / CALL ME +234-806-245-3086" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 18 Mar 2010 01:41:09 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
RE: CHANGE OF ACCOUNT PARTICULARS ON YOUR CONTRACT/INHERITANCE PAYMENT FILE. Attn: Honorable Beneficiary, I wish to introduce myself to you; as the new governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) i was announced the new governor Central Bank of Nigeria on the 1st of June 2009 but resumed to the office the 3rd June 2009 and as i am going through the transfer payment files of my predecessor i found out that he could not complete the transfer before he was retired by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) and your name were among the beneficiaries that due for payment via the telegraphic wire transfer system KTT. I hereby send to you the information submitted by Mr. John Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd, with an application to receive the contract/Inheritance payment on your behalf. Please as a matter of urgency, you are required to verify the following information and inform us if you are aware or know anything about this. 1. Did you instruct one Mr. John Tsai of Indo-China group Ltd. Hong-Kong, whose information's is below, to claim and receive the payment on your behalf ? 2. Did you sign any "Deed of Assignment" in his favor thereby making him the current beneficiary with the following account details: Account Name: Indo-China Group Ltd, A/C #USD114-1025567-8, Bank Name: Standard Chattered Bank, Hong Kong, Swift Code: SCBL 11K111. Finally, you are hereby advised to indicate to this honorable office with Immediate effect, if you are the person that instructed Mr. John Tsai to come for the claim of these funds, to enable me endorse for the final payment approval order on his behalf. You are also advice to stop further communication with the former Governor (Prof Charles C. Soludo) to avoid any delay in you receiving your overdue fund because the former Governor does not have access any more to our central system. Kindly call with the above Phone Number for more clarifications, +234-806-245-3086 we wait to hear from you soonest, and be rest assured of our professional service. Yours Faithfully, Mr. Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi Executive Governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)