A Scam Email with the Subject "ATTENTION: BENEFICIARY, GOOD NEWS." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Fri, 26 Nov 2010 05:05:54 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam. The sender was "CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
Good news,we have a meeting with the Federal government of Nigeria and FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C, we informed them that your fund should not cost you any thing because is your money (Your Card). Moreover, we have an agreement with them that you should pay only delivering of your card and insurance coverage fee which will cost you $110 U.S. DOLLARS for the delivering of your ATM CARD/insurance coverage. However, you have only three working days to send this $110 U.S. DOLLARS for the delivering of your card, if we don’t hear from you with the payment information; the Federal Government will cancel the transaction. I want you to read below notice carefully, as the notice stand as caution before it is late. for your consideration, you must be conscious of this project, as I will soon conclude this transaction with you, incase of any e-mails, calls you receives regarding this from any individuals claiming to be me, from any organization to you, such must be forwarded at once to me immediately by e-mail. Also, it might come to you with different proposals with different names including my name asking you to come and claim your estate or even funds belonging to you or to somebody you do not know, I urge you to ignore such e-mails or calls, while you forward it to me. I want you understand that the most important thing for me is your understanding and co-operation, again without this code (555) don’t get back to me. Moreover, first batch of your card which contains 1,000.000.00 MILLION U.S. DOLLARS has been activated and is the total fund loaded inside the card. Your fund which is in total 10,000.000.00 MILLION U.S. DOLLARS will come in batches of 1,000.000.00 MILLION U.S. DOLLARS and this is the first batch. Your payment would be sent to you via UPS or FedEx, Because we have signed a contract with them which should expired by August 30th 2011. Below are few list of tracking numbers you can track from UPS website(www.ups.com) to confirm people like you who have received their payment successfully. JOHNNY ALMANTE ==============1Z2X59394198080570 GARY METZGER ==============1Z2X59394195952759 GLEN PAPANIKAS ==============1Z2X59394198690947 CAROL R BUCZYNSKI ==============1Z2X59394197862530 KARIMA EMELIA TAYLOR ==============1Z2X59394198591527 LISA LAIRD ==============1Z2X59394196641913 POLLY SHAYKIN ==============1Z2X59394198817702 Moreover, this is another people that received there payment through fedEx website (www.FEDEX.com). RICHARD AUTRY ============== 869713119185 GARY METZGER ============== 871363130860 MARK STUBBS ==============871363116168 Please I want you to reconfirm your full information as follow because we do not want to make mistake on the delivering of your card. Full Name________ Address________ country________ Sex________ Age________ Occupation________ Phone________ Status________ This is the paying information that you will use and send the $110 U.S. DOLLARS through western union money transfer. Name: Obinna Nledo Address: Lagos-Nigeria Question: $110 Answer: yes I wait the payment information to enable us proceed for the delivery of your card, do all you can and see that you send this $110 on or before three working days and leave everything for me, as I promise you, if you don’t receive your card after sending this money, don’t trust anybody from African in your life again. Yours truly, Dr. Tunde Lemon Director ATM Swift Card/Foreign Operation Dept, Central Bank of Nigeria CBN. Contact No: +234-808-620-114-6