A Scam Email with the Subject "PAYMENT NOTIFICATION''" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Sat, 27 Nov 2010 15:38:56 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "MUSA BUHRIA"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA INTERNATIONAL REMITTANCE DEPARTMENT CORPORATE HEAD QUARTERS TINUBU SQUARE, MARINA LAGOS NIGERIA. Our Ref: CBN/IRD/CGX/NNPC/021/0 ATTN: contractors During the Third Quarter Payment Schedule of the financial records of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) it was discovered from the records of outstanding Foreign contractors due for payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria that your name is next on the list of Those who will receive their fund. I wish to officially notify you that your payment is being processed and will be released to you as soon as you respond to this letter.Also once we receive the information's from you for the President of Federal Government of Nigeria will Approve it to enable us release the fund to your account. Note that from the record in our file, your outstanding contract payment is US D$9.000,000.00(Nine Million United States Dollars). Kindly re-confirm to me if this is inline with what you have in your Record and also re-confirm the information below to enable this office Proceed and finalize your fund remittance without further delays. 1) Your full name. 2) Phone, fax and mobile #. 3) Company name, position and address. 4) Profession, age and marital status. As soon as the above information are received, your payment will be Made available to you via an international certified bank draft, which Will be delivered to your doorstep for your confirmation or through Bank transfer.as soon as you receive this letter for further Discussion and more clarification. YOURS SINCERELY, MUSA BUHRIA Dep. Governor CBN