Scam Emails Archive : Advance Fee Fraud/419


From: "Dr. John Edward"<>

This email with the subject "ATTN: BENEFICIARY.." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 09 May 2010 14:59:04 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam.

The sender was "Dr. John Edward"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

Office of the Governor.
Central Bank of Nigeria CBN
Tinubu, square, Lagos- Nigeria.
Our ref: Cbn/Ohg/Oxd1/2009
Your ref: ..............................
Telex: Cenbank.
Payment file: Cbn/Ben/09.
I am Dr. John Edward the secretary to the New Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria,following the recent regulatory action of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), It has come to the notice of the Board of Trustees at the CBN that your present contact/inheritance claims application being handled by the former Governor Professor Charles Soludo is Experiencing some man made irregularities and has not been released to you.To this effect,you are hereby directed to contact the New CBN Governor Dr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi who is currently in charge of all pending and unpaid contact/inheritance funds.
Kindly note that your funds were re-called and re-deposited into the "Federal Suspense Account" of the CBN last week, because you have not forwarded your claim as the rightful beneficiary to the office of the new CBN Governor.However, be informed now that the New CBN Governor Dr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi was visited in his office by three gentlemen today, really these men were unexpected because their visit was impromptu. The Governor had to ask them why they came to see him in person and they said that they came to collect your Inheritance/Contract funds bill sum of US$20 million which rightfully belongs to you as shown in the file with us, on your behalf and by your authorization.
Note that they actually tendered some vital documents which proved that you actually sent them for the collection of these funds. Below is list of the documents which they tendered to this bank today:
You will be required to reconfirm the following information to enable the Central Bank of Nigeria release funds valued US$20 million to your residence.
1. Your full names
2. Your direct contact address (Not P.O Box)
3. Your private phone and fax number for to facilitate an effective communication between us.
Due to the nature and importance of this incidence, the bank cannot afford to make any mistake in releasing these funds to anyone except you who is the recognized true beneficiary to these funds. Note that The new CBN Governor has asked these men to come back next week so that they can verify this fact from you first.You are advised to keep this communication highly confidential as the new CBN Governor has been mandated by the Federal Government of Nigeria to identify the principal participants in this unethical payment procedure.
So you should clarify us on this issue immediately before this payment will be released to these foreigners whom came on your behalf.Kindly direct your response to the private email address of the new Governor below for quicker deliberation and response for the release of your funds to you. Please remember to indicate your personal phone number to facilitate a quick and easy communication.
For security reasons you have been assigned code/password which is {CBN5752TTF}, please note that this code is your TELEX CONFIRMATION CODE for your transfer and it is being disclosed to you alone, guard this with jealously and all your email response should carry this code as the subject.I will be waiting for your response.
Yours faithfully,
Dr. John Edward.
Central Bank of Nigeria
Tinubu square, Lagos- Nigeria.
Statement of confidentiality: "The information in this email and in any attachments may contain confidential information and is intended solely for the attention and use of the named addressee(s). It may not be disclosed to any person without authorization. If you are not the intended recipient, or a person responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient you are not authorized to and must not disclose, copy, distribute or retain this message or any part of it."