A Scam Email with the Subject "Re: Urgent" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 25 Mar 2010 09:06:56 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was Mr Obi Paul <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
I am Mr. Paul Obi. Secretary General. Head of the foreign payment from the office of the presidency. This group was set up to fight against scam and fraudulent activities worldwide. This Group is responsible for investigating the legitimacy of unpaid contract, inheritance and lotto winning claims by companies and individuals and directs the paying authorities (banks) worldwide to make immediate payment of verified claims to the beneficiaries without further delay.
You have been issued a payment notice of $8.3Million from the Central Bank of Nigeria. (CBN) .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. Re-confirm to me the following:
(1) Your Full Name/ Your Bank Account details
(2) Phone, Fax and Mobile Number
(3) Company Name, Home Address
(4) Profession, Age and Marital status
(5) Payment options. Cash Payment /Bank transfer
Thanks for Your Cooperation.
Mr. Paul Obi
For Enquirer call: + 234-8071-539150