This email with the subject "CONTACT ME AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. +2348028850536" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 08 May 2010 21:06:16 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "Mr. Sanusi Lamido" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA FROM THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR C.B.N. Tinubu square, Lagos- Nigeria. Our ref: Cbn/Ohg/Oxd1/2008 Direct number +234-802-885-0536 E-mail:email@example.com TRANSACTION REFERENCE NO. 0260019870065 VERIFICATION. A confirmed bank transaction , Smtp 101 credit advice Reference 0260019870065 involving US$ 45 Millions of United States Dollars Only initially approved to you as the beneficiary is suspected to have been diverted by someone we discovered during our investigation to false claims. In a letter directed to our office for verification, the new beneficiary Messers Jacob Enterprises stated that the original owner of funds is dead. We have decided to verify this claim after instructing the sender bankto hold the transfer. Based on elaborate global Scams going on we have decidedto contact you with available information that is contained in the paymentfile as stored in the computer which was hacked sometime ago leading to looseof data. Our questions is, Did you instruct, sign any application for any change ofbeneficiary bank name dated 30TH OF APRIL , 2010 requesting any bank totransfer
the total sum to another account. If no please let us know what happens. If after two working days, no response is received from you, it will beassumed that you are dead and as such authorization for transfer will begranted on behalf of Messers Jacobs enterprises to receive your fund in the stated account.No one will be liable for any reason if you later turn to applyforclaim on the same funds as this will be seen that you have collaborated with
Jacobto divert the funds. In any case you deny this claims, kindly write responding immediatelywith the information below (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 ID. or any scanned identity to prove yourself. You should also state how you want your fund paid to you without further delay if you are still alive. Send your response to my email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. And don't fail to call me on my direct telephone number +234- 802-885-0536 as soon as you recieve this notification note Sincerely Mr. Sanusi Lamido Executive Governor. Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) Direct number +234-802-885-0536 E-mail: email@example.com