A Scam Email with the Subject "IMMEDIATE FUND RELEASE NOTIFICATION" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 13 Jun 2010 17:23:37 -0700 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "DR.GODWIN EZE"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
>From the honorable office of
The paymaster general
Central bank of Nigeria
This is to notify you that after our meeting yesterday with the President, and office of the
Senate house, and House of Representatives i was instructed to transfer your funds as soon
as possible Monday, but we are not able to make a further transfer to your bank account as
submitted to us because we have to follow the correct procedure of international transfer.
Many people and impostors are using my name to defraud people, that is why you have not been
paid, still if you pay them nothing happens, yet you have not still receive your fund, i
have nothing more to tell you, but if you really want your fund, because i am in charge of
any transfer. Which will be transfered into your bank account, please i have to explain to
you. it was based on the instruction receive from our new President to release all foreign
debt through this office. Am advice you to go ahead and forward your banking information and
the sum of $10,700,000.00, we will transfer your funds into your bank account.
Meanwhile, you are required to fill in the below form and send it back so that we can
proceed on the transfer of US$10.7M only into your bank account you will provide below.
A. personal information
(1) Full name:
(2) Your Complete Address
(3) Name of City:
(5) Direct Telephone Number:
(6) Mobile Number:
(B) Banking information
(1) Receiving bank name:
(2) Bank address:
(3) Bank tel:
(4) Bank fax:
(5) Swift code:
(6) Routing #:
(7) Account #:
(8) Account name/beneficiary name:
(9) Attach copy of your driver’s license/int'l passport for identification purposes.
Note that any incorrect or incomplete information's would not be entertained. This is
neccessary in concluding the Final Verification and Validation Exercise for the extension of
our thorough and meticulous service to you for a successful remittance of US$10,700,000.00
only into your account you will provide above. Finally, you are warn not to contact any
other office or offices as the did not have the veto power to release your contract fund.
Call me as soon as you receive this message for more explanation.
I will be waiting for your phone call as soon as you send the above requested personal and
banking details. Make sure you get back to me immediately.
Have a nice working day, thanks for your understanding,
Dr. Godwin Eze,
The Paymaster General,
Central bank of Nigeria(CBN)