A Scam Email with the Subject "ALTER FROM CBN." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sun, 21 Nov 2010 04:31:50 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Central Bank of Nigeria"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FOREIGN OPERATION DEPARTMENT
Central Bank of Nigeria
Samuel Ladoke Akintola Way ,
P.M.B. 0187, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria
I received a transfer instruction from the Governor Central Bank of Nigeria in person of “Prof. Sanusi Lamido,” on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigerian under the Auspices of the Civilian President,Dr.Goodluck Ebele Jonathan,whom has unanimously approved all outstanding Inheritance/contract payments,lottery payments which was overdue by the Ex-Governor (Prof. Charles Soludo) and his dubious officials,and as well beneficiaries who were scammed by Nigerian 419 artists/perpetrators in one way or the order.
I wish to inform you that all matters relating to the release of all compensation payments are now under my control and supervision,This development has become necessary due to the activities of unpatriotic government officials and impostors who keep on frustrating every effort to settle our clients by making requests for unauthorised fees and levies from them.
Note: out-of ten selected beneficiaries approved for payment, your name and your contact address appeared in our file as the second beneficiary to receive US$28,500,000.00 via Telex Wire Transfer.
This morning, a Telex Signal was sent to my office from the Governor Central Bank of Nigeria,Federal Executive Council (FEC), the Senate Committee on Foreign Debts Reconciliation,the Presidential Payment and Implementation Panel on Contract/inheritance/compensation funds Authorizing this office to bring to your immediate notice and urgent attention that this Government Understands your plight, the huge amount of money you have spent and all the disappointment you have suffered in the past to get your funds paid to you.
Note: that every arrangement of your fund transfer is concluded,consequently you will oblige to pay $450 only for “Telex Transfer Duty”. It is compulsory,on which you dont have any other money to pay till we conclude the transfer of your funds into your account.
Please provide to us your informations and existing Banking details for immediate transfer of your fund as recommend.
Your Full Name:
Your Direct Telephone Number/Fax:
Your Age/ Occupation:
Your Bank Name:
Bank Account Number:
Banking Routing Number
Bank Swift Code:
State……City…… Zip…… Code……
Upon the receipt of your Banking details as stated above, I will forward our payment instruction to you to send the “Telex Transfer Duty” fee of $450 via Western Union Money Transfer to this office.
On receipt of the payment informations we will send to you your TELEX TRANSFER REPORT and a copy to your nominated bank without any delay on which will take only 48hours for your funds to reflect in your account after the said $450 is been paid.
we apologize for any delay you might have encountered in the past, your payment is now 100% Guarantee for transfer as soon as you pay the required fees for your TELEX TRANSFER REPORT.
Mr. Tunde O. Lemo
(Deputy Governor, Operations)
Central Bank of Nigeria.