A Scam Email with the Subject "THE RELEASE OF YOUR FUNDS OF $9.5MILLION PART-PAYMENT." was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:59:52 -0800 and has been classified as a Advance Fee Fraud/419 Scam. The sender was "Rev. John Aboh"<firstname.lastname@example.org>, although it may have been spoofed.
OCEANIC BANK PLC 270, OZUMBA MBADIWE AVENUE , P. O. BOX 75073, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS, NIGERIA. Attn: Beneficiary, NOTIFICATION FOR RELEASE OF $9.5M This letter is written to you in order to change your life from today. I am Rev. John Aboh the new MD/CEO, international remittancedepartment of Oceanic Bank Plc,the former boss Mrs. Celsius Ibru, theMD/CEO of this bank has been transferred to our Apex bank and allpower has been vested on me to make all international payment....Furthermore due to allegations of corrupt practices against other Nigeria Banks, the Federal Government of Nigeria has appointed this bank to effect all foreign overdue payment. Be informed that the Federal Government have Approved the release of $9.5M which have been in this bank for many years UNCLAIMED. Our Boss in collaboration with the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria have refuse to tell you the truth on how to claim your fund, this is because they has been using the interest accumulated from your fund every year to enrich themselves without your knowledge. I want to help you PULL OUT this fund to your Bank account today using the easiest and quickest method which have not been known to you before. By this method a Domiciliary Account will be opened for you. A domiciliary account is a secure account which we will open for you in our Bank and Credit your payment of $9.5M for further credit into your account, the essence of this Domiciliary account is to secure and protect your payment from being diverted by fraudulent people or making payment to a foreign account which do not belong to you, the greatest advantage is that you can instruct us to credit your nominated account bit by bit with small amount thereby saving yourself from the embarrassment of Financial Authority in your country who monitor large transfer due to current trend of terrorist. Another beauty of the domiciliary account is that you can retain the balance left in your account in our Bank and can also instruct us to pay out money to any bank of your choice in the world, or issue you an ATM Card which you can use in any part of the world when in a business trip. I hope you now understand the advantages of a Domiciliary account and why you need this account to receive your payment of $9.5M now in our Bank. You are advice to forward as a matter of urgent your direct telephone and Fax number and your contact address as we have started the process of opening the account for you. All that is require of you is to Activate the newly opened Domiciliary Account with a minimum of $495 USD in line with Provisions of Section 2 Sub Section (iia) of banks and Financial Act of 2001 which state that all Non Resident Account otherwise known as Domiciliary must be activated to make the account operational, while Sub Section (iib) do NOT permit any Bank official from making deduction from the payment to be deposited in the domiciliary account, which is $9.5M in your own case. NOTE: YOU MUST ACCEPT/ABIDE TO ALL INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN TO YOU ON THIS MESSAGE BEFORE RESPONDING BACK. Call me on +234-8023765503 that I will issue you payment release code which must be given to you personally on telephone strictly for security reason. This code is very important and is what you will use to confirm your payment. Forward your direct phone number immediately. Yours faithfully Rev. John Aboh MD/CEO International Remittance. Oceanic Bank Plc.