This email with the subject "My Honourable Contractor" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:36:31 -0800 and has been classified as a Generic Scam.
The sender was "SENATOR DAVID MARK"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
FROM THE DESK OF SENATOR DAVID MARK THE SENATE PRESIDENT FEDRAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA HEAD OFFICE ABUJA NIGERIA Attn: My Honourable Contractor, This is to bring to your notice that the President of Republic of Nigeria, "Dr. Good Luck Jonathan (GCFR), Senate President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Sen. David Mark (GCFR) and the director with the Federal Ministry of Finance Dr. Bernard Obi in Conjunction with the EFCC Director, Farida Waziri, held a meeting last week concerning contract payment both foreign and local contractors and some inheritance funds. we has constituted a 14 man investigative Panel and foreign Debts reconciliation committee, which Dr. Bernard Obi is Chairman of the presidential committee saddled with the responsibility to investigate all the banks here in Nigeria, who has trapped and held beneficiaries contract/inheritance Fund claims unpaid. However, the President has vowed that his government is poised to eradicate corruption and fraudulent practices here in Nigeria to zero level which portrays the ugly reputations of this country’s image to the international community. On going through contractors file yesterday, we discovered that your file was dumped untreated, so at this juncture, we apologize for the delay of your contract payment and please stop communicating with any office now and attention to the appointed office below for you to receive your payment accordingly. However, I wish to inform you now that your outstanding contract payment is ($32,700,000.) thirty two Million seven hundred thousand United States dollars). Now you’re new Payment Reference No.-35460021, Allocation No: 674632 Password No: 339331, Pin Code No: 55674 and your Certificate of Merit Payment No: 103, CBN Released Code No: 0763; Immediate Telex confirmation No: -1114433; Secret Code No: XXTN013, Having received these vital payment number, therefore You are qualified now to received and confirm Your payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria immediately within the next week. Now you are hereby directed to contact the Panel and foreign Debts reconciliation committee, which the Chairman is Dr. Bernard Obi director with the Federal Ministry of Finance , immediately so that he will tell you what to do and also pay you and fax you the payment Copy Slip and also you should reconfirm your Banking Details, Secret Code No: which is (XXTN013), this is to avoid mistake while transferring your overdue contract payment to you as planned. Contact Person: Name: Dr. Bernard Obi. (The director with the Federal Ministry of Finance. Email Address: (email@example.com) Tel: 234-805-119-0013. Contact him now and inform him that you received a message from the Senate President Federal Republic Of Nigeria, Instructing you to contact him for immediate release of your contract payment, please reconfirm your details to his office to avoid transfer mistake. 1, FULL NAME...... 2, Telephone and Fax Number…. 3. Current Contact Address and location..... 4, Your Valid ID 5, Next of Kin if you have any..... NOTE: We have mounted our security network to monitor every in-coming calls and emails, if we still find out that you are still dealing with all those fraudsters/touts that have been frustrating you for years, I shall stop and cancel your payment immediately. Best Regards, Sen. David Mark (Senate President) Federal Republic of Nigeria.