A Scam Email with the Subject "FOR YOUR BENEFIT" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Thu, 20 May 2010 16:28:38 -0700 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "Dr Sanusi Lamido"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
BANKCENTRAL OF NIGERIA
TINUBU SQUARE VICTORIA ISLAND
IMMEDIATE PAYMENT NOTIFICATION
I am the newly appointed governor of Central Bank of Nigeria,My name is DR.SANUSI LAMIDO. You are hereby advised in your own interest to stop further contact/communication with the former Governor Prof.Chukwuma Charles Soludo. He is no longer with central bank of Nigeria as his tenure has expired. Anybody doing business with him in the name of CBN or Government of Nigeria is doing that at his/her own risk.
On assumption of office on the 4th of June 2009 I discovered that you are being owed the sum of US$10.7 million as unpaid contract/inherittance fund in Contractors Category [A] Record file.
Therefore you are required to re-confirm your information for verification and immediate payment within 24 hours.
Your Full Name: ______________
Your Complete Address__________________________
Name of City of Residence:____________________
Direct Telephone Number:______________________
Copy of your identification
We shall not entertain impostors and you must proof that you are the rightful owner of this funds before final payment commences.
Finally,you have the right to make choice between these three mode of payments.
A)WIRE TRANSFER(BANK TO BANK)
B)DIPLOMATIC CASH PAYMENT
C)ATM CARD PAYMENT.
Get back to me asap.
Yours in Service,
CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA.